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diagnosed. Some cultures believe in keeping patients in nursing homes, while others prefer in-home support services and adult daycare centers. Studies show that the health of the patientsplaced in nursing homes declines faster, leading to higher mortality rates. Family members ofthese patients need education, information, and support in order to keep their loved ones happy
and comfortable. Which can be found on the Alzheimer’s Association Website .Speed requires secondary prevention in order to slow the process of his disease since he is inthe early stage. I feel that he would benefit from a cholinesterase inhibitor, such as Aricept orExelon, as well as exercise, good nutrition, and social activities. Games that stimulate the brain,reading, gardening, and music therapy may also improve his quality of life once his symptomsprogress. More information on Alzheimer’s disease can be found on the Alzheimer’s Associationwebsiteat,,and
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