“Throughout the year, Brookdale associates, residents and their families participate in fundraising efforts to support the Walk to End Alzheimer’s program through the Alzheimer’s Association, an organization with the mission of eliminating Alzheimer’s, advancing research, and enhancing care and support for those affected by this devastating disease,” said Sara Terry, vice president of Customer Experience for Brookdale and Brookdale’s National Team Coordinator for the Alzheimer’s Association. Brookdale Senior Living, a leading owner and operator of senior living solutions in North America, is committed to support research on Alzheimer’s Disease. November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and it is time to educate the public what to look for in terms of signs.
The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s is difficulty remembering newly learned information.The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s is difficulty remembering newly learned information because Alzheimer’s changes typically begin in the part of the brain that affects learning. As Alzheimer’s advances through the brain it leads to increasingly severe symptoms, including disorientation, mood and behavior changes; deepening confusion about events, time and place; unfounded suspicions about family, friends and professional caregivers; more serious memory loss and behavior changes; and difficulty speaking, swallowing and walking. Learn more by visiting www.brookdale.com to find out resources and other info about Alzheimer’s. Make a difference and educate yourself on this illness.
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