and care for Alzheimer’s disease patients. It exposes the overwhelming feelings of a woman, Annie, who witnesses her lover to get lost to the disease. What makes this story so timeless are the current statistics: according to the Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org/facts/), currently an estimated 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s and 15 million Americans provide unpaid care for those people. Aimee Bender dramatically reveals the damaging effects of the Alzheimer’s disease on patients and
think one of the saddest day in my life was when I found out my father had Alzheimer’s disease. It took an emotional toll on me and my family members. I believe Alzheimer is much harder on me and my loved ones than on my grandfather; because he was unaware of what was going on. It’s painful watching my grandfather degrade and get worse each and every day. The worst thing is that he doesn’t even know who I am anymore. In this paper I will discuss certain risk factors, background of Alzheimer’s, Background
Understanding Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease Dealing with Dementia and the progression of Alzheimer's disease through its three stages is often a daunting and distressing task. Most often relatives feel isolated and without help as if they were to be left alone, having no help to deal with the "unknown". They are also afraid of having to watch their loved ones become more and more distant, potentially losing a horrible battle with this disease. In order to help with this fear of the "unknown"
The Morality of Euthanasia Technology has brought about drastic changes in the morality of today’s society. One organization it has greatly effected is the medical field. Few would argue with the fact that medical technology has greatly improved the quality of life. However, with doctors and other health care workers having the authority to contribute to both the patients’ well-being and inevitable death, society believes there should be limits to best serve the patient’s wishes. The
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