Sep 21, 2017 by Katie Fielmann
September 21st is World Alzheimer's Day. Since 2012, September has been designated as World Alzheimer's Month. The purpose of World Alzheimer's Month is to help reduce the amount of misinformation about dementia while increasing awareness of strategies for early detection and diagnosis. The World Alzheimer's Month theme for 2017 is "Remember Me".
There is not a cure for Alzheimer's disease at present. Yet, with early detection and diagnosis a senior's independence and quality of life can be positively impacted. Home caregivers and family members should be aware that early detection starts by recognizing the signs and symptoms of the disease. Comfort Keepers home caregivers are proud to share this valuable information:
If your senior loved one has one or more of these signs and symptoms it does not mean they have Alzheimer's disease. Yet, it is wise to have a medical professional check things out.
For more information about Alzheimer's disease, World Alzheimer's Month, or the many ways Comfort Keepers home caregivers can maximize your loved one's independence, freedom, and quality of life, contact a senior care coordinator today.
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