Alzheimer's – the neurodegenerative disease, most common in people over the age of 65 – can majorly impact quality of life.
It's also the most common cause of dementia all over the world, and it's important to pay attention to the early symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
What are those symptoms?
And where are we with research and treatment?
Today, in honor of World Alzheimer's Day, experts discuss their latest understanding of memory loss, Alzheimer's, dementia and other challenges of aging.
Plus, Texas Radio Hall of Famer, Dayna Steele, is here to share her personal journey of her mother's battle with Alzheimer's.
- Speaker, author and Texas Radio Hall of Famer
- Host of the podcast "Rock Star Principals"
- Author of "Surviving Alzheimer's With Friends, Facebook and a Really Big Glass of Wine," which she has adapted into a new play, “The Woman in the Mirror: A Caregiver’s Story of Love, Laughter and Wine” (Nov. 4 – 14 at The Match)
- President of CarePartners
- Professor of in the Menninger Department Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine
- Director of the VA South Central Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Center at Baylor College of Medicine and the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center