23 May Alzheimer powerpoint. 1. ALZEIHMERS ; 2. ALZHEIMERS? Alzheimer's disease is a neurological brain mer's disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. Alzheimer's is progressive and irreversible. Memory. 12 Mar Alzheimer's Disease - Pathophysiology and Treatment. DIFFERENTIAL. DIAGNOSIS. • Alzheimer's disease. • Vascular (multi-infarct) dementia. • Dementia associated with Lewy bodies. • Delirium. • Depression. • Other (alcohol, Parkinson's disease. [PD], Pick's disease, frontal lobe dementia, neurosyphilis).
Alzheimer's disease (AD), also known as Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (SDAT) or simply Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia. This incurable, degenerative, terminal disease was first described by a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist Alois Alzheimer in and was named after him. The Federal government's lead agency for Alzheimer's disease research is the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of .. This PowerPoint slideshow is based on the publication Alzheimer's Disease: Unraveling the Mystery. Contact the ADEAR Center for free . Laurel Waller, Executive Director. [email protected] | 2. Our mission . To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision. A world without Alzheimer's.
DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. IMPAIRMENT OF BRAIN FUNCTION ( DECLINE IN INTELLECTUAL FUNCTIONING) THAT INTERFERES WITH ROUTINE DAILY ACTIVITIES. MENTAL DISORDERS CAUSED BY CHANGES IN THE BRAIN. PATIENTS WITH DEMENTIA ARE CONFUSED AND DISORIENTED . Understanding Alzheimer's Disease. Presented by. Greater Wisconsin Chapter. Objectives. What is Dementia; Understanding of reversible and irreversible dementias; Alzheimer's; Effects of dementia and stages; Communication; Life Story. Dementia. NOT a normal part of aging; Progressive loss of intellectual abilities such. Not severe enough to interfere with daily life; Increased risk of Alzheimer's or dementia; May be caused by external factors (vitamin B12 deficiency, depression ). 4 Alzheimer's Association. () Mild Cognitive Impairment. 5 National Institute on Aging, About Alzheimer's Disease: Mild Cognitive Impairment. Accessed June.