As the owner of a Senior Home Care Agency, I worked with many seniors who had Alzheimer's Disease. My own Grandfather also had memory loss which was never formerly diagnosed at the time but now we are sure it was AD.
I have learned that for some, proper medications, diet and a daily routine can make a positive difference and I did witness the improvement in many seniors once they were receiving good care. It seems, too, that the family can better weather this if they know what is coming and early diagnosis is a blessing.
There will be free memory screenings around the U.S.A., in convenient locations by the Alzheimer's Foundation on November 18th: