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Alzheimer's Society factsheet on end-of-life care for people with dementia.
If you're the caregiver or loved one to someone with Alzheimer's or dementia in later stages, this is must-have information.
From Columbus' Home Instead Senior Care blog.One of the difficulties associated with dementia lies in getting an early and accurate diagnosis. Often, the condition progresses to a serious stage before it is identified.
This is so true. My mom was probably way into middle stage before we had her tested for dementia. Since she was in her early 80's we blamed everything on regular aging. The earlier the diagnosis comes, the sooner medication can begin and may slow the progression of Alzheimer's / dementia. http://free-alzheimers-support.com
Guardian Express Researchers predict the Alzheimer's disease timeline ConsumerAffairs The method, which uses data gathered from a single patient visit, is based on a complex model of Alzheimer's disease progression that the researchers developed by...
Eurosport.com ASIA Head knocks in sport can lead to dementia Health24.com Rugby and soccer players who suffer multiple knocks to the head during their careers are at added risk of brain damage that could lead to dementia and other neurodegenerative...
Toronto Star Dementia Drugs No Help in Mild Impairment MedPage Today In that review, which did not include studies evaluating memantine, researchers concluded that there was "very little evidence" that the cholinesterase inhibitors donepezil,...
This seems strange to me. When my Mom first went on meds, the doctor said they may not help because she was already late stage. Drugs only worked in early or mild stage...he said.
What have you heard about when Dementia meds work best?
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