Researchers have shown that clearance of the substance amyloid-beta that forms plaques is impaired in individuals with Alzheimer’s. A group of 12 individuals with early Alzheimer’s were compared to 12 cognitively normal individuals
It’s quite common to hear the dementia journey described as a series of ‘stages’ in which different symptoms and challenges can emerge. Find out all the basic information about dementia stages and what they mean
Dementia, by definition, is characterized by many declines and limitations. Although it may sometimes be hard to see past these challenges, not all abilities are lost in dementia patients, especially in the early and middle stages of the disease.