Alzheimer’s Disease is a chronic brain disorder that affects a person’s cognitive function. It is the most common form of dementia, which is a broad term for memory loss and cognitive disabilities.
The earliest symptom is difficulty remembering new information. Additionally, other symptoms include:
Unfortunately, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, but there are ways to lessen the symptoms. Certain drug and non-drug treatments can help with the behavioral and cognitive functions.
Medications for Memory
Certain drugs such as Namenda and Aricept are often prescribed to help with memory.
Non-drug Treatments (for caretakers)