Recently, Ears 2 U Hearing Aid Services attended a Visiting Angels caregiver seminar at the Community Center in Pagosa Springs. The topic: Alzheimer’s.
According to the 2016 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, “1 in 9 people age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s disease. More woman than men have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia. The brain changes associated with Alzheimer’s may begin 20 or more years before symptoms appear.”
If you have a loved one who is experiencing Alzheimer’s symptom, this 12 minute ABC News you-tube video may help you understand their everyday struggle.