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My husband gets very aggressive and swears a great deal. What do I do?
Aggressive behavior is one of the most disturbing behaviors in someone who has Alzheimer’s disease. It can make homecare extremely…
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What is the difference between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?
Dementia is not a specific disease; rather, it is a set of common symptoms that may be present in many…
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How may I contact the Fisher Center other than through this website?
To contact us, our phone number is 1-800-259-4636, our email is info@alzinfo.org and our mailing address is FDR Station, PO…
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Is it safe to donate money online?
Yes, our online donation process is secured with SSL (Secure Socket Layers 128 bit encryption). This is the same security…
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How do I find a good Elder Law Attorney in my area?
An elder law attorney is one that through education and legal practice experience has expertise in addressing the needs of…
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Is there a place to go to find services in my area?
See our Resource Locator to find a doctor, facility, long-term care information, and more Alzheimer’s and dementia resources in your…
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How do I find out more about existing clinical trials?
The National Institute of Health has a website where you can find the latest information on clinical trials, at www.ClinicalTrials.gov
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Does the disease get worse with time?
Unfortunately, yes.  Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease that gets worse over time.  Below is a link to our website that…
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Is Alzheimer’s hereditary?
Hereditary Alzheimer’s is rare– accounting for only about 5% of all Alzheimer’s cases. This is the familial form of the…
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What particular part of the brain does Alzheimer’s effect?
Alzheimer’s is first detected in the hippocampus, an area of the brain responsible for recent learning and more complex thoughts. …
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