It often manifests as restlessness, delusions of persecution, or apathy (significant lack of interest).
Onset of Language Disorders, Aphasia: Patients struggle to recall everyday language, including the names of their children. There is also a decrease in verbal fluency and vocabulary impoverishment.
Emergence of Motor Difficulties, Apraxia: This involves challenges with movements, dressing, and using utensils for eating.
Appearance of Orientation Problems, Agnosia: Visual issues and frequent confusion between images and objects are common.
Occurrence of Epileptic Seizures and Confusional Syndromes.
Increasingly severe symptoms result from neuron destruction, leading to complete and total impairment.
There is a noticeable decline in motor skills.
Food often leads to repeated instances of choking, increasing the risk of pulmonary infections.
Life expectancy at this stage is approximately seven years, on average.
At this point, placement in a medicalized nursing home is strongly recommended to ensure that elderly individuals with dementia receive appropriate care. This is essential for assistance with essential daily tasks and to ensure their safety.
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