Alzheimer's Disease Articles

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, and it is estimated that nearly 5 million Americans are currently living with the disease. This explores the epidemic and what the impact of early diagnosis and treatment can have....

Can Zinc Cause Alzheimer's Disease?

Can Zinc Cause Alzheimer's Disease?

Zinc has been implicated in Alzheimer's disease in two ways. Some reports suggest that too little zinc is a problem. Others that too much zinc is at fault....

Managing Dementia With Art Therapy

Managing Dementia With Art Therapy

Art therapy has emerged in recent years as a treatment for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. It is not as effective as medicine, but when used in conjunction with medicine and other therapy such as music and dance, improvements can be realized in these patients lives....

The 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease: What to Expect

The 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease: What to Expect

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most common conditions to impact the senior community today, and is also one of the most tragic diseases out there. Alzheimer’s impacts thinking, language, problem solving abilities, and memory. It can even change a person’s personality as it progresses....

Book Excerpt:  Is It Alzheimer's?

Book Excerpt: Is It Alzheimer's?

Perhaps it's your father, your mother, or even your spouse. You've noticed that he or she isn't quite the same as before, and you've started to worry that it may be Alzheimer's Disease....