Alzheimer’s disease is a terminal, progressive illness that involves
the formation of neurofibrillary tangles and beta-amyloid plaques in the
brain. Since the disease first affects the hippocampus, individuals are
likely to first notice short-term memory loss. As the disease progresses,
individuals require more intensive Alzheimer’s care at an assisted
Watch this informative video to learn more about the development and progression
of Alzheimer’s disease. You will discover how plaques and tangles
form, and how they lead to the death of nerve cells in the brain. You
will also hear about some of the other symptoms of Alzheimer’s.
Avalon Memory Care implements a unique nursing care plan for dementia in
Fort Worth, which includes services such as medication management. To find out
more about our Alzheimer’s assisted living locations, call (214) 752-7050.