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Alzheimer’s Disease


Alzheimers Society Factsheets :

What is Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/what-dementia

What is Alzheimer´s Disease?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/alzheimers-disease

What is Vascular Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/vascular-dementia

What is Dementia with Lewy Bodies?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/dementia-with-lewy-bodies

What is Frontotemporal Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/frontotemporal-dementia

What is Mixed Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/blog/what-is-mixed-dementia

Younger People with Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/younger-people-with-dementia

What is Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/creutzfeldt-jakob-disease

What is Alcohol Related Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/alcohol-related-dementia

What Is HIV Cognitive Impairment?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/hiv-cognitive-impairment

What is Mild Cognitive Impairment?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/mild-cognitive-impairment-mci

People with Learning Disabilities and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/learning-disabilities-dementia

What are the rarer types of Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/types-dementia/rarer-types-dementia

Dementia Symptoms and Diagnosis.

Symptoms

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/symptoms

Diagnosis

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/diagnosis

How Dementia Progresses

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/how-dementia-progresses

Dementia and the Brain

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/how-dementia-progresses/brain-dementia

Normal ageing v Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/how-dementia-progresses/normal-ageing-vs-dementia

Memory Loss and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/symptoms/memory-loss

Changes in Behaviour

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/symptoms/behaviour-changes

Communicating and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/symptoms/communicating-and-dementia

Aggression and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/symptoms/aggression-and-dementia

Sight and Hearing Loss with Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/sight-hearing-loss

Walking about

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/walking-about

Sleep Disturbance and Waking up at night

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/sleep-and-night-time-disturbance

Supporting a person with Dementia who has Depression, Anxiety or Apathy

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/apathy-depression-anxiety

Dementia Risk Factors and Prevention

Understanding risk factors for Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/research/risk-factors-and-treatments-we-discuss-evidence/understanding-risk-factors-dementia

What do we mean by risk factors for Dementia?

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/research/risk-factors-and-treatments-we-discuss-evidence/what-do-we-mean-risk-factors-dementia

Risk factors you can’t change

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/risk-factors-you-cant-change´

Genetics of Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/genetics-of-dementia

How to reduce your risk of Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/how-reduce-your-risk-dementia

High Blood Pressure and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/high-blood-pressure

Physical Exercise and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/physical-exercise

Alternative Therapies

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/treatments/alternative-therapies

Mediterranean Diet and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/mediterranean-diet-and-dementia

Head Injury, Sport and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/head-injury-sport-dementia

Smoking and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/smoking-and-dementia

Alcohol and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/alcohol

Infections and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/infections-and-dementia

Aluminium, Metals and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/metals-and-dementia

Air Pollution and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/air-pollution-and-dementia

Hormones and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/hormones-and-dementia

Brain Training and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/brain-training

Omega 3 and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/omega-3-and-dementia

Cholesterol and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/cholesterol-and-dementia

Antioxidants and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/antioxidants

Cinnamon and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/cinnamon-and-dementia

Caffeine and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/caffeine-and-dementia

Turmeric and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/turmeric-and-dementia

General Anaesthetic and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/general-anaesthetics

Genetic Testing Kits and Dementia

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/genetic-testing-kits

Sleep and Dementia Risk

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/risk-factors-and-prevention/sleep

Alzheimer´s Society - Treatments for Dementia

Drugs

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/treatments/drugs

Person Centred Care

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/treatments/person-centred-care

Talking Therapies

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/symptoms-and-diagnosis/talking-therapies

Alternative Therapies

https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dementia/treatments/alternative-therapies

 

 

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Benefits Available

Befriending Service

Please note the Befriending service has been put on hold due to Covid-19

We all often make resolutions of what we are going to do in the year ahead and HELP Vega Baja have wasted no time in putting their resolutions into action!  The charity is well known for the support it provides to people with over 41,000 euros being donated locally throughout 2018.  With the evidence showing that there are high numbers of lonely and isolated people living in the Vega Baja area, the HELP Vega Baja committee has been concentrating on introducing new ways to support people. 

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Hospital Visiting Team

Please note that this service has been put on hold due to Covid-19

 

Our hospital visiting teams visit the Vega Baja Hospital, near Orihuela  and the Torrevieja hospital in Los Balcones upon request.

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Friendship Centres

Please note the this service has been put on hold due to Covid-19

 

The HELP Friendship Centre is held at La Parroquia Cristo in La Regia, Orihuela Costa (2pm to 5 pm every Monday) has been in existence for almost 12 years and has been extremely successful.

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