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My mom has obvious Alzheimer's.

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Hmm ... disease qualified for what?

Getting a diagnosis can be helpful in several ways. Sometimes dementia-like symptoms are actually from a treatable cause. Wouldn't that be a great discovery?

Having a diagnosis helps the person and especially the person's family and caregivers know generally what to expect. There are many resources to learn from, once you know what you are dealing with.

While there is no cure for dementia, there are many treatments for some of the symptoms, so knowing that dementia is present can help guide the treatment plan.

Alzheimer's is only one of the 50 or so types of dementia. Treatment plans can vary among the types. For example, some drugs that are OK for ALZ are highly risky for Lewy Body Dementia. This is another reason for getting a professional opinion.

If you care to explain a little more what you mean by "qualified disease" I'm sure you will get some responses specifically on that.
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