The Doctor Is In: Alzheimer's Disease & Caregiving

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November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness and Caregivers Month.

Right now an estimated 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease, most of them are age 65 or older.  Alzheimer's is an incurable disease that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Join Deena Centofanti and two Geriatric doctors from Beaumont Health Wednesday, as they discuss dementia, Alzheimer's disease and the struggle of caring for loved ones affected by it.

Our Experts:

Dr. Annette Carron, D.O., Geriatrics  Beaumont Health 
Dr. Jacqueline Mohs, M.D., Geriatrics Beaumont Health

Live Blog The Doctor Is In: Alzheimer's Disease & Caregiving

Top 10 signs your parents may need help
 
1. Food in the refrigeator is uneaten or outdated
2. The house is cluttered or unkept
3. Unexpected and unexplained weight loss
4. Bills are piling up
5. Not keeping up with personal hygiene
6. Missing appointments
7  Medications are mixed up or not being taken
8. They seem disconnected from reality or confused
9. They get lost while driving to your house or the store
10. Concerns from the neighbors
 
For more information call the Geriatric Center at (248) 551-8305 (Berkley) ,  (586) 447-8021 (St. Clair Shores) (313) 982-4351 (Dearborn)
 

 

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