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Alzheimer's disease and medical alert

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD) also called Senile Dementia of the Alzheimer Type (SDAT) or just Alzheimer's, is an incurable, degenerative and terminal disease which normally strike the elderly ove 65 years and is accompanied by memory loss and other symptoms. A brain scan will reveal changes in the brain like those illustrated in the image below:

Comparison normal brain and Alzheimer's
Comparison of normal brain (left) with Alzheimer's (right) courtesy of Wikipedia

Caring for Alzheimer's patient

Caring for an Alzheimer's patient can be very challenging, especially if you cannot be with him 24/7. An Alzheimer's patient can wander off and get lost. Fortunately there is modern technology offering a solution - medical alert which can help with monitoring 24/7. If the Alzheimer's patient wander off and get lost, the medical alert based on GPS (Global Positioning System) can help locate the patient. There is also the Fall Alert where if the patient suffers a fall, the monitoring center will be alerted and help can be sent on the way.

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