Alzheimers Symptoms Revealed

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the diseases in which most of the care revolves around the symptoms. The symptoms are significant in making the diagnosis, in understanding the progression from one stage of the disease to the next and in how the treatment plan is designed. Alzheimer’s progresses...

Alzheimers Disease From The Patients Perspective

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive incurable disease that results in the brain cells shrinking and dying leading to loss of cognitive and behavioral abilities. The individual gradually losses the ability to remember important people, and events in life as well as to lose the ability to function. The...

Understanding The Concept Of Sundowning In Alzheimer

There are many identifying symptoms of Alzheimer’s that are cognitive or behavioral but one aspect of the disease that is of a particular hallmark of Alzheimer’s is that of “sundowning”. Sundowning is a term used to describe the phenomenon in which the individual becomes confused and...

Making Choices About How To Care For The Alzheimer

The choices that family members and loved ones are facing when determining the best care for someone they care about who had Alzheimer’s disease are challenging and important for the safety and well-being of the individual with Alzheimer’s disease. There are many decisions that need to be made...

Am I Having A Senior Moment Or Is It The Beginnings Of Alzheimers

Those of us who are age 50 or above may from time to time say, “Wow that was a senior moment!” This is most often exclaimed to ourselves or to others as we realize that we can’t remember what we entered a room to do, or we are talking to someone and all of a sudden can’t for the life...

Getting To Know About Alzheimers

Did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is an incurable progressive disease? It involves the loss of cognitive and behavioral functions in the individual who develops the disease. Those who suffer from it and those who love them are totally devastated by the affects of the symptoms. Individuals with the...

Safety Guidelines For Your Home Or Alzheimer

If you or someone you love has Alzheimer’s and is being cared for at home or goes to a caregiver’s home for care you may be interested in reading some safety guidelines for your home or your caregiver’s home that will help you to keep the individual with Alzheimer’s safe. These...

Alzheimer The Elderly Most Common Dementia

There are quite a few dementia diseases but when it comes to the elderly, the one that stands out as the most common of those categorized as dementia in nature is, Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Dementia is defined as being any medical condition that interrupts the way the brain normally works. The part of...

Treating Alzheimers Disease With Compassion

The first step in treating any disease is to be sure that you have the correct diagnosis. The reason for this is obvious – wrong diagnosis, the treatment will most likely be ineffective. The treatment can even be harmful if the diagnosis is incorrect. Any doctor should be diligent when making a...

Alzheimer

Although the symptoms of the disease happen to the person with the disease they are often not recognized at first. In fact, if the individual lives alone and does not socialize often, the disease may not be caught in the mild stage. There are 3 stages to the disease (mild, moderate and severe). The...
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