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What Is Alzheimer's Disease?

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Alzheimer's Disease is a devastating disease that we will encounter daily in the long term care center. It is important to understand the etiology and common presentations of the disease in order to provide through and appropriate care for our residents.

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Go to www.alz.org Take interactive brain tour- take notes!! Discuss how AD is diagnosed Review 7 stages of AD according to Alzheimer’s Association. Review other causes of dementia and list at least 4 other causes of dementia. Review treatments of AD and discuss one type of treatment at length. Discuss one thing on this website that you found interesting or surprising. Continue to navigate around this website and find 3 things that you didn’t know before about AD or dementia.
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