Topical Currents is an “At Your Service” edition. We’ll share the latest information on Alzheimer’s diagnosis and treatment.Two South Florida-based experts will relate strides in combating this enigmatic syndrome. Will there be a vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s? What predispositions indicate one’s susceptibility? New techniques may catch the disease in it early, more treatable stages.
“I would talk to her on the phone and she would repeat what she had just told me two or three times in one conversation,” Nader said. “When she started doing that, it was a huge red flag. It wasn’t too long after that, that she started getting lost.”
Nader’s mom, in her early 70’s at the time, would drive to a Miami mall or bank where she was a regular – only to forget where she was.