Dementia

Should Alzheimer’s patient start medication?

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This post is written from personal experience as my mom has been officially diagnosed with Alzheimer’s- mid stage. Usually your geriatrician or neurologist would recommend starting the patient on medication in hope of delaying the deterioration of brain function due to Alzheimer’s. First, I would go through the advice given by the neurologist to me. [...]

What to do when diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer

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Alzheimer’s or dementia generally occurs in seniors of 65 years and above. But there is a trend that shows that parts of the brain cells are breaking down in an earlier age. In my observation, there is a pattern between people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s with a certain way of coping with trauma. If these issues are being addressed, it may help slow or stop the progress of Alzheimer’s.

Do people who got Alzheimer’s know it years before the official diagnosis?

Alzheimer symptoms start many years before it actually manifest

I believe that some people who developed Alzheimer’s in the later stages of their lives may have know something is very wrong years and even decades before their official diagnosis.  If you suspect that your forgetfulness is very unusual, it helps to do more research and equip yourself with the necessary knowledge and keep informed of the latest developments in battling the illness.

Caring for a parent with dementia/ Alzheimer’s

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In this article, I would share some symptoms of my mom who I am currently taking care of as well as some encouraging resources that I have come across. My mom has started displaying Alzheimer like symptoms since the last few years. Notable symptoms are: few years ago, a taxi driver had to call me [...]