Family Members can be Paid for Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients

Family Members can be Paid for Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients

Get Paid for Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients

When a beloved member of your family – a parent, aunt or spouse, for example – suffers from Alzheimer’s disease caring for them can be challenging, and often takes a huge commitment, both financially and of your time.

This commitment can mean that the caregiver has to give up their job,

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Palm Beach Neurological provides monthly Alzheimer’s caregiver support group meetings for the communities in their Palm Beach Gardens, Florida Offices.

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group

A support group might not sound like the kind of thing you want to attend. After all, you’re the caregiver, and your role is to give support,

What is the Difference between Normal Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s

Is my Memory Loss Normal, or a Sign of Alzheimer’s Disease?

As we age we all suffer from some degree of memory loss. Whether this is within normal boundaries or is a sign of something more serious – Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia – can be difficult to tell in the early stages.

2014 Alzheimers Community Care Annual Education Conference in West Palm Beach, Florida

Join Dr. Michael Tuchman on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at the Alzheimers Community Care Annual Education Conference as he discusses, in a breakout session, Prodromal Alzheimer’s and Advancements in Alzheimer’s Research. The conference will be held at the West Palm Beach Convention Center.

It is known that Alzheimer’s needs to be treated as soon as possible after onset.

Younger Onset Alzheimer’s

Linda, from Stuart, FL was diagnosed at age 52 with Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s.  Linda is now 55.    She discovered a contest in the “Neurology Now” educational magazine with top prize being $1,000 and a trip to New Orleans.

The point of the contest is to emphasize the need for research for brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s. 

Memory Loss – Free Screening

Significant memory loss is not caused by normal aging alone but usually indicates an underlying disease or disorder.  Palm Beach Neurological Center offers a FREE Screening to those who have experienced signs of memory loss.

If you are experiencing signs of memory loss, have family and friends who you’ve noticed changes in, or have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease or related illness then take advantage of this Free Screening and learn about potential new treatment options.

Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia in the United States. We define dementia as the development of memory and thinking problems, progressive in nature, in an otherwise previously healthy adult. There are many reasons to develop dementia; the most likely is Alzheimer’s disease, but there are other important ones including dementia with Lewy bodies,

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Why is Early Diagnosis and Treatment Important for Alzheimer’s?

Memory loss was once thought of as an inevitable part of aging. While it is normal to sometimes forget dates, names, or misplace things, it should not interfere with the ability to function normally.  Memory loss or confusion should be evaluated by a neurologist or a physician familiar with dementing illnesses.  This evaluation will lead to an accurate diagnosis while ruling out other possible medical conditions such as depression,

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Free Memory Screenings

If you are experiencing signs of memory loss, have family and friends who you’ve noticed changes in, or have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease or related illness then take advantage of this FREE Screening and learn about potential new treatment options.

Screenings are by appointment only.  Please call 561-282-5546 to schedule your free memory screening today.