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Seven Stages of Alzheimer's disease

The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s Explained

By | February 12th, 2018

Getting an Alzheimer’s diagnosis can leave families with a million questions about what to expect and what to do next. We created a guide to the seven stages of Alzheimer’s disease, outlining the symptoms of each stage and the steps you need to take for each one.

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10 thoughts on “The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s Explained

  1. I am in Stage 5 , I forget about what im talking about in the middle of a sentence, cant really remember day to day , So if someone gets mad at me today , tomorrow I wont remember. What I hate the most is people that say, I hope you get better, or tell me long story’s , I get lost in them and looked dazed trying to remember. Dont tell me something and say, remember that. I feel different inside. I wake up every single day , thinking my Dad is still here. then as soon as I get up I remember he is gone to Heaven , He passed 5 months ago , suddenly , He was my best friend and my Pa. He took me to have the Brain MRI and passed before the results. He and my Mom could tell something was wrong with me before the MRI.

    1. My husband has alzheimers but does not tell me how he is feeling. He seems to think he is ok to a certain extent. It is good to understand what you are actually feeling.

  2. So what can be done at stage one or two to slow down Alzheimer’s ? And what about this Alzheimer’s vaccine?

  3. Apart from diet and exercise, another excellent strategy is to keep learning right from the very first symptoms: a new language, a new word every day, play a new musical instrument, reading literature from which you learn, memorising Bible verses, new tai-chi positions or dance steps. The brain is very plastic and can be trained to do new things. Dementia is caused by brain degeneration, but new learning creates new neurons and new pathways in the brain. This won’t cure dementia, but will minimise its effects for a longer period of time.

  4. Thanks for the info My hubby Ben is in final stages i think can not complete a sentence he cant dress himself I have to help with the toilet he is into pull ups This morning was hectic he needed to poo but when i say sit on the toilet he makes his thin little legs stiff and refuses to sit so poo all over and eventually walks in it so hectic and big fight He still remembers his family does ask about someone that has died and does not remember they have passed Wanders around picking up leaves cant do any thing i ask like close the door or switch light off no instructions He is able to feed himself . He is very distructfull wichis so not like he was I give him cannibus oil in afternoon to calm him and at night strong sleeping pill with cannibus no Aldhzimers drugs .Just so terrible.

    Thank you Madeline Bezuidenhout

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