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What is stage 6 of Alzheimer's disease?

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In this stage of Alzheimer's, your loved one might recognize faces but forget names. They might also mistake a person for someone else. Delusions might set in, such as thinking it's time to go to work even though they no longer have a job.

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. The Gerontologist, March 18, 2009.

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

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

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. Biological Research Nursing, October 2002.

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. The Gerontologist, March 18, 2009.

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

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

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. Biological Research Nursing, October 2002.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on May 5, 2019

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