TITLE

Learning The Early Signs Of Alzheimer's; Symptons Often Dismissed As Old Age

AUTHOR(S)
Parham, Marti
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Jet;8/6/2007, Vol. 112 Issue 5, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the signs of Alzheimer's Disease (AD) and talks about how to recognize the signs in family members. Particular attention is given to a story of Dr, Janet Mitchell who reportedly lost her home as a result of an undiagnosed case of the disease. The article reports on a study sponsored by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America that found that 70 percent of Black caregivers were more likely to dismiss the symptoms of AD as old age. INSETS: What is Alzheimer's disease?;Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease.
ACCESSION #
13022591

 

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