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Category: Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Talk About a Potential Dementia Diagnosis with a Physician

Shame. Fear. Embarrassment. The thoughts and emotions associated with a potential dementia diagnosis may cause older adults to keep their suspicions to themselves. A newly released AARP survey peeled away some of the layers of emotion to get to the root cause – namely, a concern over losing independence and becoming a problem to others.

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Latinos and a Potentially Unique Progression of Dementia

A new study sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association is uncovering some unexpected findings in how dementia may progress differently in Hispanic people. While further investigation is required to completely understand whether these differences are the consequence of social/cultural nuances or perhaps the dementia itself, it’s valuable information for Latino families to understand.

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Did You Know There Are 4 Types of Alzheimer’s?

For decades, experts have examined the development of Alzheimer’s through a single basic model, even though not all Alzheimer’s diagnoses present with the same symptoms and progression. Contact our Alzheimer’s care experts at (213) 383-2273 to learn more about how we can help with Alzheimer’s care!

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Understanding the Way Dementia Progresses

One of the first questions in most people’s minds when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia is exactly what can be expected in the weeks, months, and years to come. We know that the unmistakable sign of dementia is the increasing decline in cognitive abilities and also the skills required […]

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