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Senior Life: Alzheimer's/Dementia Resources

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  • Alzheimer's/Dementia: Frequently Asked Questions

    Alzheimer's/Dementia: Frequently Asked Questions

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 3:01 PM EST2013-01-09 20:01:38 GMT
    What tests are done to determine if it's Alzheimer's? Right now the only way to positively diagnose Alzheimer's Disease is through a brain autopsy.  While the patient is alive, physicians can correctlyMore >>
    Answers about diagnosis, treatment, risk factors, stages of Alzheimer's Disease.More >>
  • How do I know if I really have Alzheimer's Disease?

    How do I know if I really have Alzheimer's Disease?

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 3:03 PM EST2013-01-09 20:03:15 GMT
    Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative, brain disease. It often starts with memory loss or confusion but leads to irreversible mental impairment. Here is a list of some of the signs andMore >>
    Here is a list of signs of symptoms if you think you or someone you love may have Alzheimer's Disease.More >>
  • What is Alzheimer's Disease?

    What is Alzheimer's Disease?

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 3:10 PM EST2013-01-09 20:10:51 GMT
    Alzheimer's is marked by the loss of cognitive ability, generally over a period of 10 to 15 years and is associated with the development of abnormal tissues and protein deposits in the cerebral cortex.More >>
    What exactly is Alzheimer's Disease and how is it different from other forms of dementia that often sets in as people grow older? Click here for an explanation, history and risk factors for Alzheimer's Disease.More >>
  • Alzheimer's Disease: How do I pay for it?

    Alzheimer's Disease: How do I pay for it?

    Wednesday, January 9 2013 3:12 PM EST2013-01-09 20:12:39 GMT
    According to the National Center for Policy Analysis direct and indirect costs of Alzheimer's and other dementia's amounts to more than $148 (b) billion a year. So how do you pay for care and treatment? Medicare:More >>
    Detailed information on what Medicare covers and doesn't cover for diagnosis, treatment, and care of someone with Alzheimer's Disease.More >>