7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
Stage 1: Normal Outward Behavior.
Stage 2: Very Mild Changes.
Stage 3: Mild Decline.
Stage 4: Moderate Decline.
Stage 5: Moderately Severe Decline.
Stage 6: Severe Decline.
Stage 7: Very Severe Decline.
Interesting Alzheimer's Disease Facts
Women Are More Likely to Get Alzheimer's Disease Than Men. ...
More Than Half of All Individuals With Alzheimer's Do Not Know They Have It. ...
Alzheimer's Disease Does Not Always Impact Emotional Memories. ...
Alzheimer's Disease Affects the Structure of the Brain.
Those who have a parent, brother or sister with Alzheimer's are more likely to develop the disease. The risk increases if more than one family member has the illness. When diseases tend to run in families, either heredity (genetics), environmental factors, or both, may play a role
People with Alzheimer's often have difficulty communicating or verbalizing because of problems with memory and critical thinking. It is difficult for them to find appropriate words, and they may easily forget what they want to say or do. Such difficulties can tax a caregiver's patience.