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Learn about what Alzheimer's disease is, its symptoms & risk factors, treatment options and how to live with or care for someone with the disease.
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Depression and Alzheimer's Disease

About half of individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD) will experience clinically significant depressive symptoms at some point. Depression can occur during early, middle, or later phases of the illness. The timing of depression during AD influences its characteristics and determine the treatment approach that will be most likely to help. Read more...

Activities to Get the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patient Engaged

This article provides guidelines and ideas to help you assist your loved one to be more engaged in meaningful activities. There are many options, but knowing how to engage them in an activity is the bigger question. Especially when the person is stressed, distracted, agitated or sleeps a lot, it can be a struggle to get them going. Read more...

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