Stage three – SEVERE
Stage two – MODERATE
Stage One – MILD
Alzheimer’s does not affect the person the same way. The main thing to watch for is a change in normal behavior in your loved one. If you see any unusual lapses in memory or if your loved one experiences uncharacteristic mood swings, make special arrangements to see your doctor. It’s important to engage other family members early, so they don’t resist the idea that these changes could be cause by the disease.
A comparison of normal aging with earky Alzheimer’s follows:
After early diagnosis, Alzheimer’s disease progresses through three stage over an 8 to 10 year period. It’s Important to know that with early detection and proper treatment;you can help slow down the progress of this disease.