TBI (traumatic brain injury) appears to result in a higher risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Athletes, military personnel, and the elderly, among others, are susceptible to TBI and, therefore, may be at higher risk of Alzheimer’s.
Alzheimer’s & Dementia Blog
Many people with early-stage dementia continue to manage their everyday activities. But it’s important to look ahead to a time when performing daily tasks will be harder. The sooner you adopt new strategies to help you cope with changes, the more time you will have to adjust to them. Here are some tips.
Seniors in the Lehigh Valley, including the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton area, may notice that their memory may be slipping a bit, and words and thoughts are playing hide-and-seek in their brain. Is this a form of dementia or just part of the normal aging process? Could it be a precursor to Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia?
Many older adults in the Lehigh Valley worry about their memory and other thinking abilities. It’s normal to forget things once in a while as we age, but serious memory problems make it hard to do everyday things.
Faith Community Nurses support the unique physical, social, and spiritual needs of a faith community as needs arise during key life transitions.
Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and one of the deadliest diseases in the country. In fact, someone in the United States develops the disease every 65 seconds, according to the Alzheimer’s Association.