progressive form of presenile dementia which is superficially similar
to senility except that it strikes relatively early in life.
The disease is the most common cause of dementia, which describes
a range of conditions that cause a deterioration of brain function,
resulting in memory loss, reduced language skills and behavioural
and emotional problems.
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Alzheimers - Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia.
Dementia is a collective name for progressive degenerative brain syndromes
which affect memory, thinking, behaviour and emotion.
Research Forum - Worldwide forum for Alzheimer's researchers.
Has information for the layperson and physician as well. 4/5
Association Canada - Information and support to caregivers, and
funds caregiving research to help those living with the Alzheimer
and Dementia Support Services UK - ADSS’s prime aim is to
enable people with dementia to stay in their own home for as long
as possible and to support their carer throughout their caring role
and even after it has ended. ADSS operational area is Dartford, Gravesham
and Swanley covering some 46 square miles in North West Kent. 3/5
Disease - It's treatment from Bupa. - Alzheimer's
disease is a slowly progressing form of dementia. Over time, Alzheimer's
disease gradually damages the function and structure of the brain,
which affects a person's ability to remember, talk and carry out routine
daily activities. 3/5
Research Trust UK - The Alzheimer's Research Trust is funding
world-class research to find ways to cure, prevent or treat Alzheimer's
disease and related dementias. 3/5
Symptoms & Stages - Some common early symptoms of Alzheimer’s
disease include confusion, disturbances in short-term memory, problems
with attention and spatial orientation, changes in personality, language
difficulties and unexplained mood swings. 3/5
Society (UK) - The Alzheimer's Society is the leading care and
research charity in the UK for people with all forms of dementia,
their families and carers. Founded in 1979 as the Alzheimer's Disease
Wiltshire Support UK - Is a registered charity founded in 1990.We
provide a range of flexible services to support people withAlzheimer’s
disease and other dementias and their carers. 3/5
Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease - This leaflet is about the drugs
used to treat Alzheimer's disease. It discusses how the drugs work,
why they are prescribed, their side-effects and alternative treatments.
Alzheimer's disease is only one of many possible causes for memory
problems in people. The other causes are described in detail in our
leaflet on memory problems and dementia. Not