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The biggest thing most family members wished they’d known about Alzheimer’s disease is the importance of understanding the ten signs of early onset. When youÂ understand the difference between normal aging and the early signsÂ like your loved one’sÂ negative behaviorÂ becoming more aggressiveÂ with the onset of Alzheimer’s, then youÂ would know that your elder loved one is notÂ just getting old.Â This might put you in theÂ drivers seat…Â to find the right doctors toÂ performÂ testing likeÂ blood, neurological, memory, CT and PET scans and helpÂ uncover Alzheimer’sÂ or dementia sooner.
Expert Home Care in New Jersey wants adult childrenÂ to pay close attention to the early signs of Alzheimer’s and take properÂ action if you see a parent displaying one or serveral.Â Consult withÂ a neurologist who specializes in dementia.Â A neurologist or an medical doctor who specializes in geriatrics will do the proper testings and evaluations toÂ uncover Alzheimer’s or dementiaÂ early on. They willÂ prescribe the right medications that helpÂ delay the progression of the disease. Hopefully the medications willÂ help your aging parents and potentially keep themÂ in that early stage for a longer period of time.
Memory loss that disrupts everyday life is not a normal part of aging – It may be a sign of Alzheimer’s disease, a fatal brain disease that gets worse over time and causes changes in thinking, reasoning and behavior. Although the disease is more common in people 65 and older, it can also strike those in their 30s, 40s and 50s.Â Alz.org.
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