There are many things to consider when a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. They are not all immediate actions, but ones that need to be considered such as living options, financial and legal matters and the type of care and medical options available with the health insurance they have. Who will cover the transportation, care and feeding of the patient? Read more
Treatment for Alzheimer’s is more of a slowing down of the disease’s progression, or symptom relief only, since there is no cure for it yet. Many drug trials and other research is being done to hasten their approval. Alternative therapies are also useful and can be tried if you like. Supplementation hasn’t proven to be very effective, with the exception of one that looks promising. Read more
Alzheimer’s symptoms tend to blend into each other as everyone reacts differently to the progression of the disease and their treatment with drugs.
There are definitely stages a patient goes through, again, sometimes they seem to overlap, but here is a good idea of what happens at each stage: Read more
When you are caring for elderly parents, or a spouse, knowing the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s is a way to tell if your parents aging is normal or if you need to step in to help.
Here are some signs to watch out for: Read more
Alzheimer’s is a progressive brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning, and social skills. It eventually steals your memories and leaves you trapped in your body. There is no known cure for Alzheimer’s and it causes families much pain as they see their loved ones fade away. Read more