Alzheimer's Centers Clearfield UT

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Rocky Mountain Care Clearfield
(801) 397-4300
1450 South 1500 East
Clearfield, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Mari Cole
7321 11th St
Hill Afb, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Davis Hospital & Med Ctr Snf
(801) 825-9561
1600 West Antelope Drive
Layton, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Heritage Park Care Ctr
(801) 825-9731
2700 West 5600 South
Roy, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Karen Christensen
(801) 398-5700
3670 Quincy Ave Ste 101
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mark Bradshaw
7321 11th St Bldg 570
Hill Afb, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Richard Davidson
939 N Fairfield Rd
Layton, UT
Specialty
Psychiatry, Alzheimer's Specialist

Arif Chowdhury
(801) 773-1111
1492 W Antelope Dr
Layton, UT
Specialty
Neurology, Alzheimer's Specialist

Mt Ogden Nursing & Rehab
(801) 479-5700
375 East 5350 South
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Skilled Nursing Facilities

Vista Hospice Care Of Ogden
(801) 475-5300
425 East 5350 South Suite 375
Ogden, UT
Specialty
Hospices

Could Your Loved One Be Getting Alzheimer's? 5 Early Warning Signals

Could Your Loved One Be Getting Alzheimer's? 5 Early Warning Signals
by Jim Erskine

Alzheimer's Disease is the most common cause of dementia in older Americans, affecting an estimated 8% to 15% of people over 65. In most cases, the disease is diagnosed by a physician only after family members observe signs of memory loss and impairment. However, there are also advance warning signals that point to potential Alzheimer's which can be detected months, or even years before clinical symptoms appear.

The five early warning signals to watch for are:

1) Unusual fingerprint patterns: Studies have shown that up to 75% of people who develop Alzheimer's have an abnormal number of "ulnar loop" patterns on their fingertips. Similar patterns are usually found on Down's Syndrome patients, suggesting that some people may have a genetic predisposition to Alzheimer's.

2) Loss of the sense of smell: The indivindual's ability to discern odors may greatly diminish a year or two before memory problems are apparent. They may be unable to identify common household odors, such as flowers, chocolate or perfume.

3) Hearing Loss can also occur, usually without the individual being aware of it. Signs to watch for include turning up the TV too loud; avoiding use of the phone; missing out on conversations, etc.

4) Depression: Over 50% of all Alzheimer's patients exhibit unusual bouts of depression and lethargy, up to two years before memory problems are noticed.

5) Difficulties with visual perception: The individual may be unable to recall visual details about objects, or may not be able to follow maps or directions when driving.

The importance of early detection of potential Alzheimer's cannot be overstated. The earlier the disease is diagnosed, the more effective intervention and treatment will be -- allowing the individual to live a longer, healthier life.

Jim Erskine is the author of "How to Tell if YOUR Loved One May Have Alzheimer's: A Home ...

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