If you are worried about having memory problems or suspect that a person in your environment is starting with cognitive impairment, it is important to confirm if the suspicion is real.
Enquiry your doctor, he will refer you to a specialized care service, mainly neurology or geriatrics. Once the diagnosis has been confirmed or ruled out, the doctor will refer you to other specialized services that will help you cope with the disease, the non-pharmacological treatment and necessary care such as: Early intervention services, Day care centers, Services of care at home, Mutual Help Groups for people affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
Stages of Alzheimer`s
In the early stage of Alzheimer's, a person may function independently. Friends, family or others close to the individual begin to notice difficulties.
During the moderate stage of Alzheimer's, individuals may have greater difficulty performing tasks such as paying bills, but they may still remember significant details about their life.
In the final stage of this disease, individuals lose the ability to respond to their environment, to carry on a conversation and, eventually, to control movement.
What is Alzheimer’s disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is chronic neurodegenerative diseases discover by Alois Alzheimer, a German neurologist in 1906. Is the most cause of dementia, Describe a set of symptoms that can include memory disorder and loss of intellectual skills (difficulty of expression and communication, difficult to understanding the meaning of objects, disorientation, etc) that disrupts the daily life and make it difficult to lead a normal family and social life.
2018 - 2023
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