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What Is Daily Life Like With Alzheimer's Disease?

What Is Daily Life Like With Alzheimer's Disease? | Upsetment | Scoop.it
Answer by Jae Starr, 15-plus years working with Alzheimer's and related dementias: This is an excellent question, and one I've considered often in the last decade-plus of working with such folks. First, it depends upon the stage of dementia: mild, moderate, or severe.
Kenneth Weene's insight:

When I saw this I wanted to share it, but I also want to mention that some small part of the horror of Alzheimer's is to be found in my novel, Memoirs From the Asylum.

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Susan Reimer: Simple blood test could predict Alzheimer's; would you want to know? | Opinion | McClatchy DC

Susan Reimer: Simple blood test could predict Alzheimer's; would you want to know? | Opinion | McClatchy DC | Upsetment | Scoop.it
Georgetown University scientists have reported on what they believe to be a promising - not to mention easy and inexpensive - blood test for Alzheimer's disease. But would you want to know?
Kenneth Weene's insight:

Of course I'd want to know and to take both those prophylactic steps I could fine and make plans for how to appropriately care for or end my last years. The problem is do I want others to know, particularly employers, insurers, or even well-meaning social workers.

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