Alzheimer's Disease Stages
Alzheimer's Disease, a form of dementia, causes progressive decline of an elderly person's faculties and can eventually result in death. Here is more information on the stages of the disease and what responsibilities it places on caregivers.
Articles About Alzheimer's Disease Stages
- The Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
An explanation of the staging system used as a frame of reference when coping with Alzheimer’s and dementia helps caregivers in understanding the levels of diminishing cognition and bodily functions that occur throughout the disease.
- Why Do People Die from Alzheimer's Disease?
People with Alzheimer's (AD) do not actually die from the disease itself. Although the most noticeable symptoms are cognitive impairment, AD weakens the body and the immune system in many ways that can leave patients vulnerable to secondary complications like pneumonia, various types of organ failure, and heart attacks.