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Finding an Alzheimer’s Support Group

What Is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease is a common disease that affects the brain. It is the most common type of dementia. Due to the progressive feature, symptoms may become worse over time. The risk of developing this condition tends to increase with age, however, it is actually not a normal part of becoming older. Currently, there is way for Alzheimer’s disease to cure. Understanding the causes and certain treatment options can help improve the symptoms. In the next sections, we’ll look at how you can find an Alzheimer’s support group to make your life easier. [1]

What Are Alzheimer’s Support Groups?

In addition to medical treatments, people with Alzheimer’s disease should get proper support to improve the quality of life. An Alzheimer’s support group is a meeting that may occur in-person or online through live video platforms. The main goal is to provide a proper place for those with the condition to share their experiences, get informed about the disease, get important information, as well as interact with others. Whether you participate in a small or big, virtual or in-person group, it could make you feel less lonely and more empowered. [2]