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An Alzheimer’s Overview

Understanding Alzheimer's | 04.27.15

What is Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s Disease is a form of dementia, a family of conditions that cause memory and behavior problems which interfere with the activities of daily life. The symptoms tend to begin gradually and then get progressively worse with the passage of time.  Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia, accounting for up…

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Signs and Symptoms

Diagnosing Alzheimer's | 04.13.15

Signs and Symptoms It’s a stressful time when a loved one exhibits out-of-the-ordinary behaviors, especially those involving memory loss and impaired cognitive abilities. What’s behind these sudden changes? What should I do in response? Is it time to call the doctor? The early signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia are often confused with the normal…

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Frontotemporal Dementia

Understanding Alzheimer's >> An Alzheimer's Overview | 03.18.15

What is Frontotemporal Dementia? Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD) is the name of a group of rare neurodegenerative disorders caused by nerve cell damage in the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. These are the areas of the brain known to affect personality, behavior and language. Often misdiagnosed as Alzheimer’s Disease or a psychiatric condition, FTD…

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