Alzheimer’s Disease

Q: What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

A: Alzheimer’s Disease causes memory, judgment, thinking and behavior problems, and is the most common cause of Dementia.

Q: What are the symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A: The symptoms include memory loss, problems with concentrating, changes in personality and judgment difficulties.

Q: What are the stages of Alzheimer’s Disease?

A: Pre-Clinical Alzheimer’s, Mid-Cognitive Impairment and Clinical Alzheimer’s.

Q: How do I know if someone I love suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease?

A: Use this checklist as a guide and consult a physician with any questions.

Q: How do I go about getting my loved one tested for Alzheimer’s Disease?

A: Start with an appointment with their primary physician, who after examining their symptoms may recommend a clinical assessment or other further testing.

Q: How is Alzheimer’s Disease treated?

A: Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, so the focus rests on managing its symptoms to help reduce the disease’s impact.