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How can I give my loved one legal power if I have early alzheimer's disease?

How can I give my loved one legal power if I have early alzheimer's disease?

Power of attorney: Most banks have documents for poa; the document gives an individual the authority to make financial decisions. It needs to be notarized. ...Read more

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Dr. Chevies Newman
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Premature (Definition)

Very premature is a condition in which a baby is delivered between 28 and 31 weeks' gestation. Depending on how premature, how sick, and how lucky or unlucky a baby is, he can get brain problems, cerebral palsy, blindness, deafness, developmental problems, learning disabilities, severe lung diseases, infection and loss of some intestines, etc... Babies who are only moderately premature usually ...Read more


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What are the early signs of Alzheimer's disease or mci?

What are the early signs of Alzheimer's disease or mci?

Cognitive loss: We now know that mild cogntive impairment(mci) amnestic type is a precursor to ad- about 10-15 % of people will convert form mci to early ad.Both are characterised by memory(especally short term) loss. Dementia is characterised by functional loss as well. If there is a quetion what is going on, a neuropsychological evalaution can help with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can one tell the difference between the early stages of alzheimer's and forgetfulness?

How can one tell the difference between the early stages of alzheimer's and forgetfulness?

Hard to say.: As people age, they can become forgetful, but alzheimer's patients have this to a greater extent, and they have other noticable troubles. For example, they can have issues with simple daily living, like doing personal finances, organizing simple tasks, and keeping appointments. The biggest difference is that these things are progressive, they ger worse. They can be unaware of these defecits. ...Read more

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How can I recognize Alzheimer's in the early stages?

How can I recognize Alzheimer's in the early stages?

Dementia: Usually forgetting recent things like phone numbers, switching stove off, keys etc and sometimes altered sense of smell and increased nervouness can be early signs. Its best to do a simple screen called mmse from your gp or neurologist and find out your score out of 30 or if you want to me more detailed then do a complete neuropsychological testing. ...Read more

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What are the stages of alzheimer's disease?

What are the stages of alzheimer's disease?

There's a New One: Besides the expected mild, moderate, & severe very nicely described by dr. Nash, there is now officially a 4th category --- mild cognitive impairment (mci). This is a stage before mild & the thinking is that here would lie your best bet at preventative strategies (if & when we find some of those). ...Read more

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What are the different stages of Alzheimer's disease?

3 stages: Mild, moderate and severe are the 3 stages of alzheimer's disease. The stage is determined by several factors. ...Read more

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Am I getting alzheimer´s disease?

Am I getting alzheimer´s disease?

Need a lot more info: To even start to give you an answer, i would need to know a lot more about you: your age, medical conditions, why you think you might be getting alzheimer's. And that's just to start. To actually make the diagnosis requires a thorough work-up including, at least, a good history, a brain scan, comprehensive psychometric testing, lab work, and a physical exam. And there's even more possibly. ...Read more

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Can there be such a thing as premature Alzheimer's disease when a female is in her mid 20's?

Can there be such a thing as premature Alzheimer's disease when a female is in her mid 20's?

Very rare: It may happen in a family where several members developed alzheimer's disease in an early age. That is because there is a bad gene transmitted in that family. ...Read more

Dr. Maureen Nash
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Alzheimer's Disease (Definition)

Alzheimer's disease is a progressively worsening brain disorder that affects memory. Symptoms usually begin with increasing forgetfulness and confusion and can progress to the inability to complete simple daily tasks. The cause of Alzheimer's is still generally unknown. Most patients with Alzheimer's usually become ...Read more