early onset alzheimer’s

10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of individuals worldwide, gradually impairing memory, cognitive functions, and ultimately, the ability to carry out daily tasks. Detecting Alzheimer's disease in its early stages is crucial for effective management and intervention. While there's currently no cure for Alzheimer's, early detection can significantly improve the quality of life for both patients and their caregivers. Here, we delve into the subtle...
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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease, a progressive and irreversible neurological disorder, poses significant challenges to individuals, families, and healthcare systems worldwide. Named after the German psychiatrist Alois Alzheimer, who first identified the condition in 1906, Alzheimer's disease primarily affects the brain, leading to cognitive decline, memory loss, and changes in behavior. As our population ages, the prevalence of Alzheimer's is on the rise, making it crucial for society to comprehend the comp...
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Early Onset Alzheimers | Millennium Memory Care

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We typically view Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia as a condition affecting older people. This is generally true. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, of the over 5 million people in the United States affected by Alzheimer’s disease, about 95% are 65 years and older. But this means that nearly 5% of people with Alzheimer’s are diagnosed at a younger age, in their 50s, 40s and, sometimes, even in their 30s. This is known as younger- or early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and it...
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Early Signs Of Alzheimer’s Disease | Millennium Memory Care

Behavior changes may be a sign of Alzheimer's.
With so much misinformation surrounding the conditions of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, it can be difficult to sort fact from fiction. If your loved one is getting more and more forgetful, is it just a normal part of aging or is it a sign of Alzheimer’s? If your loved one is becoming increasingly withdrawn socially, is this an indication of dementia, or could it be something else? Some behaviors that may point to early warning signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease can be hard to detec...
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