Alzheimer’s… Our Loved Ones, Family, & Friends

 

For any of us that has experienced  this Disease that has no cure, probably understands how hard it is on everyone involved. What are some of the hardest learning curves that you had, or is having to learn?

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The missing piece of the puzzle that is truly missed…MLH 2/2016

“What’s the difference between Dementia and Alzheimer’s?”

We hear that all the time here at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. It’s a common question, and doctors can sometimes contribute to the confusion. It may be that physicians prefer to use the word “dementia” because the term Alzheimer’s can sound more overwhelming and frightening. But, the terms Alzheimer’s disease and dementia may mean two very different things.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke defines dementia as:

“… [A] word for a group of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. It is not a specific disease. People with dementia may not be able to think well enough to do normal activities, such as getting dressed or eating (Alzheimer’s Symptoms). They may lose their ability to solve problems or control their emotions. Their personalities may change. They may become agitated or see things that are not there.”

Learn about Early-Onset Dementia

Though Alzheimer’s disease is the most common, many different diseases can cause dementia. Drugs are available to treat some of these diseases.

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Active mind ‘may delay Alzheimer’s symptoms’ https://t.co/fgezaiwczR

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TREM2 variants: new keys to decipher Alzheimer disease pathogenesis https://t.co/Yv19Va38qc via https://t.co/NpiRNNn0ii

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What would be required before a potential cure for Alzheimer’s could be developed? https://t.co/QkdsRquNEn #Neurological #Disorder

 

 

 

 

 

Focusing our lives after loss of life?

 

I truly believe that pursuit of happiness is for the living, and yet death is assured along this same journey. I write this “Blog” question in relation to loss of life’s that I have personally experienced over the past 6 months. Events that occur to us as a nation, the well being of ourselves, our family, and those memories of those whose journey has already begun.

  1. Who remembers what they were doing on 9/11/2001?
  2. Was there any changes in your thoughts, habits, and family focus since this tragedy?

 

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