Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s’
Alzheimer’s Care: Slow or Rapid Progression of Alzheimer’s?
Alzheimer’s is considered a progressive disease. While medicine can’t stop the disease from progressing, it can slow the damage and help control the symptoms. This article discusses the rate of change. Being aware of the rate of progression can be a tool to understand how well the patient is. Certain symptoms can be a red…Read More
How to Tell the Difference between Alzheimer’s and Normal Aging
Dad forgot where he put his keys. Mom got frustrated because he couldn’t come up with the word she wanted. Moments like these make everyone wonder: Is it Alzheimer’s or is it normal aging? While we might be alarmed when we or our loved one has a lapse in memory or thinking skills, it’s important…Read More
Dementia and Delirium: What’s the Difference?
You visit Mom in the hospital, and she asks you why she’s in at the Botanical Gardens. You’re talking to Dad, but he doesn’t seem to be able to follow the flow of the conversation. Your first thought: Is it Alzheimer’s? However, that’s unlikely to be the case. Dementia progresses slowly. If you see a…Read More