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By Benjamin Surmi
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Is it aging, or is it Alzheimer's? | Guest View

 

Last updated 9/23/2021 at 9:36am



"Mom seems so bored."

"My husband won't stop following me around the house."

"Grandma doesn't seem like herself these days."

Anyone who's spent time with older family members has likely had these thoughts. It's natural. Everyone behaves differently as they age.

But when these behaviors persist, new questions arise, and one in particular: Is this aging, or is this Alzheimer's?

Living with Alzheimer's, dementia and other health issues that affect brain function and memory is challenging for countless individuals, families, and caregivers. There are more than five million Americans currently l...



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