10 Symptoms of Alzheimers Disease

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  • Disorientation about Time and Place

    AD sufferers are easily lost, especially when driving alone. They cannot find the bathroom in their own homes. Often they do now know where they are, how they got there, or how to get back home.


     

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  • Changes in Mood or Behavior

    AD patients can swing from happy to sad, rapidly and for no apparent reason.


     

    Speaking Multiple Languages Can Help Delay Alzheimer's

    One of the easiest ways to fight the onset of Alzheimer's disease is by learning another language. The innovative Pimsleur Approach promises to teach you any language in just 10 days. Materials are available in CD, MP3 or iTunes formats. Get started today!

  • Loss of Initiative

    Patients often become very passive, unable or unwilling to do normal activities, or sleeping the time away. If any of this is familiar, see a doctor as soon as possible. Try to find a geriatrics doctor or a neurologist, as they often have more training and experience with the elderly or with brain conditions.

    Betty Weiss is the author of When the Doctor Says 'Alzheimer's': Your Caregiver's Guide to Alzheimer's and Dementia(AuthorHouse, 2004) and Alzheimer's Surgery: An Intimate Portrait (AuthorHouse, 2006). Visit her Web site at www.geocities.com/caregiving4alz.


     

    Speaking Multiple Languages Can Help Delay Alzheimer's

    One of the easiest ways to fight the onset of Alzheimer's disease is by learning another language. The innovative Pimsleur Approach promises to teach you any language in just 10 days. Materials are available in CD, MP3 or iTunes formats. Get started today!