Raising Alzheimer’s Awareness with The Landing of Southampton

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An estimated 5.8 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease and that number is only expected to rise as the baby boomer generation reaches their senior years. As the disease reaches epidemic proportions, early detection and diagnosis become increasingly crucial for research, mitigating symptoms of the disease, and planning for a future with dementia.

While forgetfulness is a symptom of the disease, there are other warning signs and symptoms that may indicate the early stages of the disease. They are:

  1. Memory loss that disrupts life
  2. Challenges in problem-solving or making plans.
  3. Difficulty completing daily and familiar tasks.
  4. Becoming confused about dates, seasons, and passage of time.
  5. Trouble understanding spatial relationships and visual images
  6. New communication issues
  7. Losing the ability to retrace steps to find a missing item
  8. Poor judgment
  9. Withdrawing from social activities or work
  10. Sudden changes in mood or personality

The Landing of Southampton, Bucks County’s newest independent living, personal care, and memory care community, is proud to be teaming up with The Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter to present more information on the top ten early signs and symptoms of the disease and the importance of early detection.

Join us on October 16, 2019, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at 729 Grove Avenue, Suite #8 in Southampton, PA to learn more. Space is limited so RSVP today to Judy at [email protected] or call 215-791-6666.

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About the author

Alissa has been working in marketing and the senior living industry for over 8 years. With a B.S. in advertising from the University of Illinois, Alissa has worked all over the world as a freelance communications strategist and writer. Published in Forbes, Senior Finance Advisor, Alzheimers.net and on other leading senior care blogs, she leverages her working knowledge of the senior care industry with leading research and best practices to create engaging content benefitting seniors and their caregivers. In her free time, Alissa loves to travel, read, cook, and spend time with her family.