Memory loss for seniors varies, based on the type of forgetfulness they are experiencing. However, Alzheimer's disease has become the most frequent type of memory loss, with some estimates at 80% of all memory loss.
Alzheimer's disease progresses at a different rate for each person which can make the diagnosis initially more difficult.
A medical doctor can provide a senior with a test to find out the type of memory loss they are experiencing. Alzheimer's disease impacts these specific types of memory and confusion:
Online caregiver training will educate you about how to understand the progression of Alzheimer's disease and provide tools for interacting with someone with this type of memory loss.