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Alzheimers Diagnosis

Alzheimer's Blogger Receives Shocking Diagnosis

Marie Marley | Posted 03.25.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I was on my way to see my family doctor because I'd been experiencing confusion and memory problems. The strange thing is I got lost. And I'd been going to her office for seven years. When I finally got there, we talked about my symptoms and she recommended that I have a four-hour series of neuropsychological tests and also see a neurologist.

A Tragic Diagnosis Hasn't Shaken This Marriage

Marie Marley | Posted 09.19.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

When I received the diagnosis I cried much of the time. I lost weight. I didn't want to tell anyone about it. I kept wondering -- why me? I felt like an impaired person. I had spent all my life helping other people and here I was needing so much help myself.

Can Signs Of Alzheimer's Be Detected Years Before Diagnosis?

Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 07.09.2013 | Fifty

Treating Alzheimer's early is thought to be key to preventing damage to memory and thinking. And that's why a new study out of Birmingham City Univers...

Is This A Better Way To Early Diagnose Alzheimer's?

Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living

Two or three tests are better than one, when it comes to predicting the onset of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests. The research, published...

An Alzheimer's Diagnosis Isn't The End

John Zeisel, Ph.D. | Posted 07.03.2011 | Home
John Zeisel, Ph.D.

We can hope for a reduction of the public stigma surrounding Alzheimer's so that those living with dementia are not isolated either at home and in institutions by our fears and theirs.

Expanded Guidelines May Help Diagnose Alzheimer's Earlier (VIDEO)

ABC | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

For the first time in 25 years there are new guidelines out that may dramatically expand the diagnoses of Alzheimer's Disease. The guidelines reflect ...