The Stages of Alzheimers dementia

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Don’t Deny or Overlook Personality Changes that may signal Alzheimer’s

My Mom was a girlie-girl. She stood 5' 2" with ivory skin, blue eyes, permed- blonde curls and a constant smile. Mom didn't smoke or drink or abuse her good health. Even into her 70's, she ate an apple every day, swallowed a vitamin every morning and weeded a gorgeous Rose garden with agile fingers. People who knew her, loved her because she had a friendly personality and sweet disposition. I … [Read More...]

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Would you really want to know if Alzheimer’s was in your future?

A new Alzheimer's study has provided evidence that a bio-marker test can be used to reliably determine an Alzheimer's disease diagnosis much earlier than previously thought. The fascinating news about this article is that a diagnosis can be made from spinal fluid before many symptoms have appeared. After a 5 year-follow up, the study predicted 100% of patients with mild cognitive impairment … [Read More...]

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A Digital Clock, Watch or Calendar to Keep Time with Dementia

Can Someone with Alzheimer’s dementia tell time Before Mom’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis she lived alone and called me first thing every morning to ask what day it was.  Actually, she sometimes called 5 or 6 times in the morning to learn the day, date and time. After awhile, it became a real nuisance. I knew mom […]

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7 The Seventh and Last Stage of Alzheimer’s dementia

If you’ve read the 7 Stages of Alzheimers, you realize there are obvious degrees of decline through this disease. Sometimes the decline is exhilarated by a hospital stay, a surgery, a particular medication, anything out of the ordinary. But the normal progression of this disease is to the last stage, Stage Seven. Then there is […]

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