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Early Intervention & Memory Loss
January 19, 2015
Strong evidence indicates that early intervention and specialized care can help individuals with memory loss to live a more comfortable and enjoyable life. People recently diagnosed with Alzheimer’s can now count on the assistance of several new companies that specialize in this early stage of AD (Alzheimer’s disease). These companies offer respite assistance for families and act as a liaison between independence and skilled care. They can guide you and your family to a better understanding of Alzheimer’s and help you with all the responsibilities that arise from a recent diagnosis.
10 Warning Signs help with early detection of Alzheimer's Disease
January 12, 2015
It may be difficult to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of Alzheimer’s. As part of its public education effort, the Alzheimer’s Association has worked with a wide range group of experts to update its 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s to make them more current and user-friendly. The comprehensive review process included feedback from health professionals, clinicians, scientists and people with dementia.
What is Alzheimer's Disease?
January 5, 2015 | Dale Gardner
Alzheimers Disease is one of the saddest and most frightening diseases. Over the course of several years, it progresses through stages similar to a child growing up...only in reverse. We start as adults, able to think and remember. Then, it becomes more difficult to remember recent things or to calculate even simple things. As Alzheimer’s progresses, we become less able to run simple machines (like TV’s, Cars, Cameras) or to find our way around...we even tend to forget who are our children or friends. Over time, we forget how to dress, brush our
teeth, shower. In the final stages, we forget how to feed ourselves or to control our bowel and bladder.