Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc. – Support, Education and Research for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias

Dementia vs Normal Aging

Every case of Alzheimer’s disease is different, but experts have identified common warning signs.  A good support system is important for both the individual with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers.  Reach out to Alzheimer’s Tennessee for assistance.

Click here to see a video in which Dr. Monica Crane contrasts normal aging with the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease. She shares some of the signs of early dementia and what to do if you notice them in a loved one. 

If You’re Concerned...

  • Contact Alzheimer’s Tennessee for further information and a referral to an assessment clinic.
  • Not all memory problems are related to dementia. An assessment by a team of healthcare professionals will help to rule out other health issues.
  • Obtaining an accurate medical diagnosis will help determine your individual treatment and assistance planning goals.
  • Medications currently available are most effective in the early stages of the disease process.

 

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