There are currently more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s Disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, it is also the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and worsen over time. While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s, there are a number of treatment options that can help with both cognitive and behavioral symptoms. If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you are not alone, and there are many resources available to cope with the changes ahead.
Alzheimer’s is a life-changing diagnosis, but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible to live well. Take control of your life by focusing on what’s most important and right for you. There are a number of treatment options, from FDA-approved prescription medications to alternative medicine and simple preventive measures. Focus on your health and wellness by recognizing symptoms and knowing how to adapt to them. Empower yourself by learning more about what to expect, changes you may experience, and how to move forward with your life.
The Alzheimer’s Association is an organization that provides a number of tools, information, support, and research for anyone affected by Alzheimer’s. Not only is this a great resource for educational information, but it also offers a 24/7 helpline as well as access to local chapters and message boards. There are many benefits of learning more about Alzheimer’s, whether it’s you or someone in your life who is diagnosed. Having more knowledge on this topic will only help you make important decisions in your life and help you plan for your future. Become aware of the tools and resources that are available, and learn at your own pace. Take the first step today, and see what you can do to live your best life.
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