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What is stage 2 of Alzheimer's disease?

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You still might not notice anything amiss in your loved one's behavior, but he or she may be picking up on small differences, things that even a doctor doesn't catch. This could include forgetting a word or misplacing objects. At this stage, subtle symptoms of Alzheimer's don't interfere with his or her ability to work or live independently. Keep in mind that these symptoms might not be Alzheimer's at all, but simply normal changes from aging.

From: 7 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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Alzheimer's Association: "Early-Stage Caregiving, "Late-Stage Caregiving," "Middle-Stage Caregiving, "Seven Stages of Alzheimer's."

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation: "Clinical Stages of Alzheimer's."

Fritsch, T. , March 18, 2009. The Gerontologist

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Stages of Alzheimer's Disease."

Lloyd, J. , Dec. 29, 2014. Dementia

Daniel L. Murman, MD, director, behavioral and geriatric neurology program, professor of neurological sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

National Institute on Aging: "Understanding How AD Changes People-Challenges and Coping Strategies."

Wood, D.L. , October 2002. Biological Research Nursing

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

SOURCES:

Alzheimer's Association: "Early-Stage Caregiving, "Late-Stage Caregiving," "Middle-Stage Caregiving, "Seven Stages of Alzheimer's."

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation: "Clinical Stages of Alzheimer's."

Fritsch, T. , March 18, 2009. The Gerontologist

Johns Hopkins Medicine: "Stages of Alzheimer's Disease."

Lloyd, J. , Dec. 29, 2014. Dementia

Daniel L. Murman, MD, director, behavioral and geriatric neurology program, professor of neurological sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha.

National Institute on Aging: "Understanding How AD Changes People-Challenges and Coping Strategies."

Wood, D.L. , October 2002. Biological Research Nursing

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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