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136 | Is Dementia Contagious? [YouTube Audio]

  1. 136 | Is Dementia Contagious? [YouTube Audio] Breanna Wilson 7:30

This episode is a feature from our ⁠⁠YouTube channel⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠. In this episode, we will discuss whether dementia is contagious. The short answer is no, dementia is not contagious. However, we explore why some caregivers may have concerns about this and delve into various factors that can lead to changes in memory and behavior when caring for someone with dementia.

DIRECT VIDEO LINK: https://youtu.be/9BW8ntKQ6FM

This episode will cover:
— The misconception of dementia being contagious.
— Stress-related symptoms and their impact on caregivers.
— The chameleon effect and its influence on speech and behavior.
— Environmental exposures and their role in dementia-like symptoms.
— Types of dementia with a contagious component.
— General advice for individuals experiencing dementia-like symptoms.

CONNECT, GET RESOURCES, LEARN MORE, + SIMPLIFY YOUR CARE JOURNEY:

LinkTree | ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://www.bambu.care⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠

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DISCLAIMER: The information contained in Bambu Care LLC’s website, blog, emails, programs, services and/or products is for educational and informational purposes only. While we draw on our prior professional expertise and background in other areas, you acknowledge that we are supporting you in our role exclusively as a Dementia Care Consultant. By participating in Bambu Care, LLC’s website, blog, emails, programs, services and/or products, you acknowledge that we are not a licensed psychologist, professional counselor, or medical doctor. We in no way, diagnose, treat, or cure any illnesses or diseases. Dementia Care Consulting is in no way to be construed or substituted as psychological counseling or any other type of therapy or medical advice. The information provided by Bambu Care, LLC also does not constitute legal or financial advice nor is intended to be. Dementia Care Consulting is not a substitute for the services of a CPA or attorney.

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Bre'anna Wilson Certified Dementia Practitioner, Author, Podcaster

Bre'anna is a Certified Dementia Practitioner, the founder of Bambu Care LLC, the host of the What the Dementia podcast, and the author of "With Intent: A Practical Guide to Navigating Behaviors Along the Dementia Care Journey" and "Grow With Gratitude: 100-Day Gratitude and Self-Care Journal".

She has been in the field of dementia care for over 5 years now as of 2022. Her background is in occupational therapy, specifically in the home setting: home, independent living, assisted living, and memory care. Along her journey, she realized just how big the gaps were in dementia care and just how much our system was failing caregivers. Not just the family caregiver who received no real information, guidance, or education after their partner’s diagnosis, but also the professional caregiver who received very little training (if any) and was often completely at a loss for what to do — which ultimately impacted both the caregiver and the person living with dementia. Consequently, she decided to take a direct step into the dementia care realm so that she could help more people in a more meaningful and impactful way.

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