Memory Disorders

Difficult Behaviors:
What to do when you don’t know what to do

Presentation by Dr. Hannah Irving
to Insight Memory Care Center’s Caregiver Bootcamp 10/29/22

Insight Memory Care Center

3953 Pender Drive,
Suite 100,
Fairfax, VA 22030

45945 Center Oak Plaza, Suite 190,
Sterling, VA 20166


Insight Memory Care Center (IMCC) is a nonprofit adult day health and resource center providing specialized care, support, and education for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory impairments, their families, caregivers, and the community.

There is a wealth of resources and information about their programs to be found at

details at:

Lewy Body Dementia Caregiver Support Group
Fourth Tuesdays | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

MCI Care Partner Support Group
Second Monday | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

MCI Support Group
Third Wednesdays | 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Bereavement Support Group
First Tuesdays | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Insight Memory Care Center kindly hosts two of IPMDC’s Parkinson Friends social and supportive groups.
Fairfax – 1st Wednesdays at 12:30 pm
Sterling – 4th Thursdays at 1:30 pm

Dementia vs. Delirium

DEMENTIA is a gradual neurodegenerative process, and is generally not reversible.
It mainly affects memory.

DELIRIUM comes on swiftly, possibly over one to two days, and symptoms can also vary considerably throughout the day. It mainly affects attention.
Can be caused by acute illness, and is reversible.

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