Tuesday, January 13, 2015

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Alzheimer's

Understanding Alzheimer's is not easy. These articles demystify the disease and answer many of the most frequently asked questions.

What is the Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia?

In this easy to read and understand article you will learn about the difference between Alzheimer's and dementia. When someone is told they have dementia, it means that they have significant memory problems as well as other cognitive difficulties, and that these problems are severe enough to get in the way of daily living.

This article provides information and links to the five best free tests for Alzheimer's and dementia. These five memory tests are self assessment tests for Alzheimer's, dementia, and mild cognitive impairment.

We have 4,970 articles that address the problems often faced by people caring for someone living with Alzheimer's. How to communicate, How to get them to take medication, How to get them to take a shower - you name it, we have it. Lots of advice and tips on how to understand, cope and communicate with a person living with dementia.

Alzheimer's Association: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

The national site for the Alzheimer's Association. The website contains information on Alzheimer's disease and dementia symptoms, diagnosis, stages, treatment, care and support resources.

Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet | National Institute on Aging

Looking for facts about Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia in older adults. This website is full of information about Alzheimer's, dementia, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and caregiving.

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