An Alzheimer's support group meeting is an opportunity for individuals who are coping with the disease to meet in a group environment to learn and receive tips, according to the Alzheimer's Association. These groups are ... More »

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Advantages of group meetings include that they create opportunities for participants to share information, as well as encouraging teamwork. The major disadvantage of group meetings is that they consume valuable time, whi... More »

Attend online Alcoholics Anonymous meetings by visiting the AA Online Intergroup and selecting a meeting. Join a meeting by clicking the appropriate link, notes AA-Intergroup.org. More »

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Symptoms that may indicate early stages of Alzheimer's include memory loss that disrupts daily life, challenges in planning or solving problems, confusion with time or place, and difficulty completing familiar tasks, exp... More »

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Alzheimer's disease typically progresses over a two- to 20-year period, and individuals live an average of eight to 10 years after diagnosis, says Alzheimer's Foundation of America. People who receive an Alzheimer's diag... More »

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The last stage of Alzheimer's disease, also known as severe or late-stage Alzheimer's, involves severely limited cognitive and physical function, explains the Alzheimer's Association. People with late-stage Alzheimer's d... More »

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Resources for Alzheimer's include the Alzheimer's Foundation hotline and the Alzheimer's Association helpline, both of which provide information and support. Federal and state programs also exist to help people who have ... More »

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