Is dementia associated with Multiple Sclerosis? And how does a memory care community like Colonial Gardens help?
Dementia is a broad term that describes a group of illnesses that all cause cognitive decline such forgetfulness, problems with communication, difficulty following directions, etc.
Dementia in Multiple Sclerosis is rare, but cognitive dysfunction affects approximately 60% of people who live with MS for a long time. Symptoms associated with MS related dementia include impairment of attention, psychomotor functions and memory.
The caring team at Colonial Gardens in West Columbia, South Carolina is trained in techniques to assist your loved one in navigating the challenges of this rare dementia and Multiple Sclerosis.