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Glossary

Alzheimer's: A progressive brain disorder that gradually destroys a person's memory and ability to learn, reason, make judgments, communicate and carry out daily activities. It is the most common form of dementia.

Dementia: A deterioration of intellectual faculties e.g. memory, concentration and judgment resulting from an organic disease or disorder of the brain and often accompanied by emotional disturbances and personality changes.

Sundowning: A state of increased agitation, activity, and negative behavior that develops late in the day and through the evening hours.

Respite Care: Short-term, temporary care provided to people with disabilities in order that their families can take a break from the daily routine of caregiving. Unlike child care, respite services may sometimes involve overnight care for an extended period of time.

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