Dementia and Neurological Problems · Uncategorized

Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Perhaps you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's, and you're not sure what that means.  Here's information about the different stages of the illness. Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia.  In basic terms, it affects thinking, memory, and function. Symptoms of Alzheimer’s change over time, although the pace of the… Continue reading Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Aging · Dementia and Neurological Problems · Uncategorized

Tips to enhance thinking and deal with memory loss

Dear Doc Column 1-27-18  Dear Doc, I’ve just turned 75 and the old brain isn’t like it used to be.  I keep forgetting where I’ve parked.  I forget names, lose things, forget to take my pills, and have been re-watching movies, forgetting I’ve already seen them.  Any recommendations to keep me going? Hello, and thanks… Continue reading Tips to enhance thinking and deal with memory loss

Dementia and Neurological Problems · Uncategorized

Am I getting Alzheimer’s?

Ask the doctor: 1-14-18.  Dear Doc, I'm in my 70's and have noticed my memory seems to be slipping.  I’m having problems remembering people’s names. Does that mean I'm getting Alzheimer's? Many people have just that same question.  As they age, they develop problems remembering names and occasionally forget where they parked their car, and… Continue reading Am I getting Alzheimer’s?