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Sign 2: Withdrawing from family and friends

You answered "no" to this stress sign. As new friends or family members come into your life, you may need to help them understand Alzheimer's better. Here are some resources you can share with them:


 
10 warning signs of Alzheimer's

10 warning signs of Alzheimer's
Understand the difference between normal age-related memory changes and changes caused by Alzheimer's.

Telling others about an Alzheimer diagnosis

Telling others about an Alzheimer diagnosis
Suggestions for breaking the news to the person with Alzheimer's, family and friends.
(2-page information sheet)

Talking to kids and teens about Alzheimer's

Talking to kids and teens about Alzheimer's
Help children and teens understand what is happening to the person with Alzheimer's.

NEXT SIGN: Worrying about safety >

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Call our 24-hour helpline

1.800.272.3900

"When it's a struggle to explain what's happening to the person with Alzheimer's, we can suggest simple ways to make everyone feel more comfortable."

Rosline J., MA, NCC, LPC
Alzheimer's
Association
care consultant

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Last Updated: 10/17/2008