Monday, February 26, 2007

Today's Fitness Tip: Alzheimer's Disease

Do you know the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease? They include: MILD
SYMPTOMS - Confusion and memory loss; disorientation; getting lost in
familiar surroundings; problems with routine tasks; changes in
personality and judgment. MODERATE SYMPTOMS - Difficulty with
activities of daily living, such as eating and bathing; anxiety;
suspiciousness; agitation; sleep disturbances; wandering; pacing;
difficulty recognizing family and friends. SEVERE SYMPTOMS - Loss of
speech; loss of appetite; weight loss; loss of bladder and bowel
control; total dependence on the caregiver.