This informative article from the Huffington Post 50 lists 7 foods that reduce the
risk Alzheimer's disease.
FOODS THAT REDUCE THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S
This government site explains what Alzheimer's is, how many people have it, how
it affects the brain, and more information. Alzheimer's is a disease that is progressive
and not reversible with symptoms beginning as early as age 60. It kills thinking
skills and memory.
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE--WHAT IS IT?
It seems that we all know or have know someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease
which usually affects people over the age of 60, with dementia being one of the first
symptoms. This website addresses the issues of Alzheimer's disease and even has references
to find help.
NATIONAL SITE FOR ALZHEIMER'S
This short but informative article explains the reason we get Alzheimer's which
is common in people over 65. Alzheimer's is a form of dementia.
ALZHEIMER'S- HOW DO WE GET IT?
A couple tell how their lives have changed since the husband was diagnosed with
Alzheimer's 3 years ago. They both stay active but their plans change often due
to Alzheimer's being so unpredictable. They do want everyone to know that having
Alzheimer's "isn't the end of the world."
Living with Alzheimer's isn't the end of the world
A Doctor who in September of 2012 was diagnosed with a "Progressive cognitive development"
writes about his daily life and reflections on the disease.
David Hilfiker's was on CBS morning news and spoke about
Dementia is described as cognitive decline. Alzheimer's disease is the most common
form of dementia which is incurable and irreversible. Vascular Dementia (which has
to do with the blood supply to the brain) is the next most common type of dementia
next to Alzheimer's. Less common forms of dementia are Pick's Disease, Huntington's
Disease, Lewy Body Disease, Parkinson's Dementia, and Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.
TYPES OF DEMENTIA
This list was compiled by the Alzheimer's Association. The list compares the warning
signs of Alzheimer's to what the typical behavior Would be. This site is excellent
and offers current information on Alzheimer's.
THERE ARE 10 WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER'S
The Alzheimer’s Association and "Chicken Soup for the Soul" publishers have joined
together to bring 101 stories offering support for caregivers. They are written by
patients in the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s and tells of what they are going
through. The stories are the book also offers tips for caregivers dealing with Alzheimer's
and dementia patients. To order the book "Chicken for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s
and other Dementias".
Tips for family Caregivers Living with Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
The Mayo Clinic offers tips for caregivers dealing with Alzheimer's patients. People
with Alzheimer's get easily frustrated as they can no longer do simple tasks. One
tip is to offer the patient fewer choices. To read these tips go to:
Tips for Caregivers Dealing with Alzheimer's Patients