It can be hard to come to terms with a parent's age-related memory loss. It can be even more challenging to grieve an elder's Alzheimer's dementia diagnosis.
There's no getting around it: An Alzheimer's diagnosis is always a fatal one. There's no known cure. There's no way to stop the disease in its tracks.
Various memory care methods might be useful in slowing the progression of a loved one's Alzheimer's dementia, but results are hit-or-miss in many cases. There can be periods of prolonged stability, followed by periods of rapid decline.Read More