There are seven stages of Alzheimer's disease and each stage requires a different caregiving approach. When a patient is diagnosed with Alzheimer, they will generally be diagnosed into a stage and treatment will be determined based on that stage.
Receiving an Alzheimer's diagnosis at the age of 75 can be a crushing blow. Imagine, then, what it would be like to receive such a diagnosis when you are 35, 40 or 45-years-old? You're at your prime in many ways because you've got experience in your work, yet are nowhere near retirement. You have children, maybe yet in grade school.…