Alzheimer’s disease is a fatal brain disease. Areas of the brain of the afflicted individual shrink. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease. As Alzheimer’s gets worse over time, it affects different areas of the brain thus impairing various abilities. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. Alzheimer’s, in its common form affects individuals over 65 years of age. A definite cause for Alzheimer’s is yet to be established. Research conducted so far indicate that Alzheimer’s is associated with plaques and tangles in the brain.
# Tends to forget something which he/she had read/learnt recently. They may even forget latest happenings.
# Even preparing a meal or placing a telephone call or playing a game becomes difficult. They may forget steps involved in performing even day-to day tasks.
# They may struggle for words to express what he/she wants to. Deterioration in speech will be noticeable.
# They may get lost in their own neighborhood. May forget familiar paths and may not follow simple directions.
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