The Fight Goes- "Hello, and my name is George. I suffer from dementia. Alzheimer's is a type of dementia, but not the only type. There are some kinds that have no treatment, let alone a cure, for there is no cure at all fo-The Fight Goes-4 years ago in Alzheimer Awareness More Like This
"W-where am I? What am I doing?
"Why are you all staring at me?"
He stepped away from the podium, staring with a fearful and blank glance around at all the people watching him, waiting for the presentation that flickers up on the wall, projected from the computer and the PowerPoint on it, the presentation that will never come.
Because he doesn't remember what he's doing.
Alzheimer's AwarenessSeptember is "World's Alzheimer's Month". I found this out while reading my local newspaper. The story within was from a concerned daughter-in-law who's mother-in-law had been diagnosed with dementia. All of this woman's children were too worried about upsetting their mother to make sure she would be taken care of so they let her do as she pleases which at this point means that it takes her hours to get dressed and she sits around all day eating sweets.Alzheimer's Awareness4 years ago in Alzheimer Awareness More Like This
I speak on this as it is something very close to me. I, too, have had a case where Alzheimer's disease has afflicted a member of my family. Some of you know, some of you don't.
My grandmother-in-law secretly suffered with this disease for quite some time. She passed this month on September 16th due to complications (refusing to eat or take medicine) and also breast cancer.
In an effort to help my mother-in-law and my wife cope with this loss, I also took the time to do some research on the causes, symtoms, and diagnosis of this disease.