Understanding Dementia Resources

Understanding Different Types of Dementia - As we age, it’s normal to lose some neurons in the brain. People living with dementia, however, experience far greater loss. Many neurons stop working, lose connections with other brain cells, and eventually die. At first, symptoms can be mild, but they get worse over time. Read on to learn more about four different types of dementia.

Get educated about Alzheimer’s disease / related dementias:
Alzheimer’s Association - Desert Southwest Chapter
1-800-272-3900 (24-hour Helpline)

Get help for your person & you:
Area Agency on Aging
1-888-783-7500 (24-hour Helpline)

People with dementia need to be understood and supported in their communities. You can help by becoming a Dementia Friend.
Visit www.banneralz.org.dementiafriends