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Experts Urge Family Members and Friends to Seek Immediate Intervention for Their Loved Ones Who May Have Alzheimer's Disease (AD)
Date:5/12/2009

raising the total to nearly six million AD patients in the U.S. - Eisai Inc. and Pfizer Inc worked with the ADSDG on the development of a new educational Web site, YouCanBeTheOne.com. The new Web site provides tips for discussing AD with family, the potential patient, and a physician, and outlines information to help families understand how the disease may impact them as it progresses. A few of the tools offered on the site include a symptom screener and tracker, and a "clock draw" test.* These tools may provide clarity for family members who have observed potential AD symptoms in a loved one and help them share what they have been seeing with a doctor.

"It's an overwhelming experience to recognize the presence of AD in your loved one, but it's even more challenging when the responsibility falls upon you to speak up and take action," said Dr. Paul Solomon, professor, department of psychology and program in neuroscience, Williams College; clinical director, The Memory Clinic in Bennington, VT; and member of the ADSDG. "The online guide can help family and friends better navigate this emotional process to bring about a timely diagnosis and treatment plan for the loved one."

Janet Farr, an ADSDG member, was the primary caregiver for her husband, Herb, who died in 2007 after living with AD for 14 years. For Janet and Herb, having a medical diagnosis for the changes they had seen in Herb's memory and behavior was a relief, but other family members didn't have the same reaction. "Some family members were reluctant to discuss or accept the AD diagnosis, and that made the process more difficult," said Janet. "A resource like YouCanBeTheOne.com would have been helpful in guiding those conversations, and I hope others going through similar situations can use the Web site to get the support they need."<
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