It’s June already! That means it’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. As with most things, early detection is key. Here are some great reasons to get checked if there are memory concerns that impair daily life activities:
The NIH has put out a video that describes how Alzeheimer’s disease affects the brain:
Here at Community Neuropsychology we frequently see folks who are concerned about memory changes. Neuropsychological evaluations are often very helpful in objectively identifying whether memory concerns are related to normal ageing versus Mild Cognitive Impairment or dementia. Here are some good points about the difference between age-related changes in memory versus early Alzheimer’s symptoms:
Research is ever advancing. Clinical trials are ongoing. I am optimistic that one day science will truly #EndAlz.