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In Alzheimer’s disease, changes to the brain likely start a decade or more before memory and other cognitive problems appear. This
To diagnose dementia, doctors do a medical assessment to determine whether changes are because of an underlying treatable condition like
Help make home safer for a person with Alzheimer’s disease with a room-by-room checklist to alert you to potential hazards and help you record any changes you need to make.
People experiencing forgetfulness can use a variety of techniques that may help them stay healthy and deal with changes in their memory and mental skills.
A person with Alzheimer’s disease may start rummaging or searching through cabinets, drawers, closets, the refrigerator, and other places where things are stored.