Posts tagged with ‘alzheimers’

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Alzehimer’s Myth

by Dan Bailey

Myth 1: Memory loss is a natural part of aging. Reality: As people age, it’s normal to have occasional memory problems, such as forgetting the name of a person you’ve recently met. However, Alzheimer’s is more than occasional memory loss. It’s a disease that causes brain cells to malfunction and ultimately die. When this happens, […]

Severe Alzheimer’s

by Dan Bailey

In late-stage Alzheimer’s, you may no longer be aware of where you are or remember your life history. Your physical abilities are also affected, and you may not be able to carry out simple tasks. You may: *Be unable to speak more than a half dozen words *Need help walking and later be unable to […]

Alzheimer’s Disease

by Dan Bailey

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease, where dementia symptoms gradually worsen over a number of years. In its early stages, memory loss is mild, but […]

Reminiscing

by Dan Bailey

Today we spent an hour after lunch reminiscing on our past. We learned quite a few interesting facts about one another.     * Harriette and Roland have been married for 68 years, and have no children together. * Claire was once a nurse, on her free time she enjoyed exercising and spending quality time […]