Family Members Should Be On Lookout For Alzheimer’s.

The Miami Herald (12/18, De Armas) reports that, according to the National Institute on Aging, “symptoms of Alzheimer’s usually appear after age 60, and it is estimated that as many as 5.1 million Americans have the disease.” As families gather “for the holiday season, some individuals may notice changes in a family member’s physical or cognitive health – especially elderly relatives – that can be the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease.” According to the article, “It is important for family members to be proactive” in these situations.

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— “During the holidays, keep an eye on the elderly for symptoms of Alzheimer’s, “Elizabeth De Armas, The Miami Herald, December 17, 2013.

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