Expanding on the Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

first_imgFLORIDA – In the United States of America, November is designated to bring awareness to Alzheimer’s the dreaded disease which affects so many families, including Caribbean Americans and families in the Caribbean.Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills.Accord to the Alzheimer’s Association of the USA, there are 10 warning signs and symptoms. People, especially those in their senior years who notice any of these symptoms should not ignore them, but should schedule an appointment with their doctor.The usual signs and symptoms are:Memory loss that disrupts daily lifeOne of the most common signs of Alzheimer’s disease, especially in the early stage, is forgetting recently learned information. Others include forgetting important dates or events, asking for the same information over and over, and increasingly needing to rely on memory aids (e.g., reminder notes or electronic devices) or family members for things they used to handle on their own..Challenges in planning or solving problemsSome people may experience changes in their ability to develop and follow a plan or work with numbers. They may have trouble following a familiar recipe or keeping track of monthly bills. They may have difficulty concentrating and take much longer to do things than they did before. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisurePeople with Alzheimer’s often find it hard to complete daily tasks. Sometimes, people may have trouble driving to a familiar location, managing a budget at work or remembering the rules of a favorite game. Signs may include occasionally needing help to use the settings on a microwave or to record a television show.Confusion with time or placePeople with Alzheimer’s can lose track of dates, seasons and the passage of time. They may have trouble understanding something if it is not happening immediately. Sometimes they may forget where they are or how they got there.Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationshipsFor some people, having vision problems is a sign of Alzheimer’s. They may have difficulty reading, judging distance and determining color or contrast, which may cause problems with driving.New problems with words in speaking or writingPeople with Alzheimer’s may have trouble following or joining a conversation. They may stop in the middle of a conversation and have no idea how to continue or they may repeat themselves. They may struggle with vocabulary, have problems finding the right word or call things by the wrong name.Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace stepsA person with Alzheimer’s disease may put things in unusual places. They may lose things and be unable to go back over their steps to find them again. Sometimes, they may accuse others of stealing. This may occur more frequently over time.Decreased or poor judgmentPeople with Alzheimer’s may experience changes in judgment or decision-making. For example, they may use poor judgment when dealing with money, giving large amounts to telephone scammers. They may pay less attention to grooming or keeping themselves clean.Withdrawal from work or social activitiesA person with Alzheimer’s may start to remove themselves from hobbies, social activities, work projects or sports. They may have trouble keeping up with a favorite sports team or remembering how to complete a favorite hobby. They also may avoid being social because of the changes they have experienced.Changes in mood and personalityThe mood and personalities of people with Alzheimer’s can change. They can become confused, suspicious, depressed, fearful or anxious. They may be easily upset at home, at work, with friends or in places where they are out of their comfort zoneGet checked. Early detection matters.People who notice any of the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s in themselves, a family member, friend or co-worker should not ignore them. They should schedule an appointment with their doctor or urge others who show these signs to contact theirs.last_img read more


first_imgKRIKORIAN’S HOMEBRED MUCHO UNUSUAL MUCH THE BEST AS SHE TAKES $200,000 CALIFORNIA CUP OAKS GATE TO WIRE BY THREE LENGTHS UNDER ROSARIO; TRAINED BY YAKTEEN, SHE GETS MILE ON ‘GOOD’ TURF IN 1:36.92OAKS IS PART OF LUCRATIVE GOLDEN STATE SERIES FOR CALIFORNIA-BRED OR SIRED RUNNERSARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 18, 2019)–Dismissed at odds of 10-1, George Krikorian’s homebred Mucho Unusual went to the front and never looked back in Monday’s $200,000 California Cup Oaks at Santa Anita, as she breezed by three lengths under Joel Rosario.  Trained by Tim Yakteen, the California-bred daughter of Mucho Macho Man, out of the Unusual Heat mare Not Unusual, got one mile over a “good” turf in 1:36.92.The Cal Cup Oaks, for 3-year-old fillies bred or sired in California, is part of the lucrative Golden State Series, which is sponsored by the CTBA.In her first start on turf and around two turns, Mucho Unusual made an easy lead, getting the opening quarter mile in 24.14 and dictated terms to the far turn, whereupon she unleashed an eye catching turn of foot, opening up on her competition turning for home in an impressive burst.Most recently fourth as the 3-5 favorite in a Cal-bred allowance going 6 ½ furlongs here on Jan. 27, Mucho Unusual was off at 10-1 in a field of nine and paid $23.80, $11.20 and $6.20.A longtime owner/breeder and a member of the California Horse Racing Board, Krikorian picked up $110,000 for the win, taking Mucho Unusual’s earnings to $200,420, while improving her overall mark to 5-2-2-0.Doug O’Neill trained the two-three finishers, as Lippy, who was attentive to the pace, checked in a half length in front of Lakerball, who rallied from mid-pack.Ridden by Mario Gutierrez, Lippy was off at 23-1 and paid $24.80 and $11.40.Lakerball was off at 4-1 with Rafael Bejarano and paid $4.40 while finishing 3 ¼ lengths in front of Hot On the Trail.Apache Princess, the 6-5 favorite with Kent Desormeaux, stumbled at the break, was jostled around the first turn and was caught extremely wide at the top of the lane, never threatened while running fifth.Complete fractions on the race were 24.14, 48.84, 1:12.97 and 1:25.06.last_img read more

Conchita: “Now Garbiñe is a very dangerous player”

first_img-When Garbiñe and you’re collectively good issues occur, how do you clarify that?-It’s taking place now, let’s go away it that method. I’d reasonably not gaff it. I’m certain there will likely be troublesome and good instances. It’s nice to benefit from the second. It’s going properly, let’s simply take pleasure in what we’ve now. (They already labored collectively in 2017, when Garbiñe gained Wimbledon). -Many individuals talked about you and Garbiñe as a logical work duo, have been you destined to work collectively?-Nicely, sure, I heard that. It’s like with {couples}, all of us need Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston to be collectively once more, proper? Typically it occurs like that. I used to be very good with Karolina (Pliskova). It was a nice affiliation. We had a fantastic 12 months. Now, again with Garbiñe, I really feel nice working exhausting along with her. For me, seeing her properly is nice.-How did you discover Muguruza once you began working and the way do you see her now?-Now I see her properly. I discovered her wanting to work, to do issues properly, to let go and let me work along with her essential issues. Issues are being completed properly and we should proceed like this. We’re on the best method.-Are you able to clarify the way you labored with Muguruza?It seems on the monitor. He is very, very aggressive like when he performed his finest tennis. Bodily I see her very properly. It’s attending to the balls with time. It stands agency, accelerating, ending a lot within the community. That is at all times good to see.-How are you going to persuade Garbiñe to climb extra?It’s best to be ok with your background pictures. You can not go to the community with out extra. He won’t serve and volley. With the essential blows you should put together the purpose, earlier than climbing. While you really feel snug with that and belief, that is when you’ll be able to take the following step. That is your sort of recreation. You need to begin constructing to really feel safer going to the community. She feels snug from the baseline.-How a lot are you engaged on the psychological aspect? I attempt to assist as a lot as I can with every facet, additionally within the psychological half, for my expertise as a tennis participant. Typically it is not crucial to talk for 3 hours. You go straight to the purpose and he or she understands. I attempt to present you what you are able to do to create and achieve confidence. Regularly and with out shortcuts. However she is a champion, she is very good.– Are you shocked that you simply obtained outcomes so rapidly?It has a lot of potential, however we anticipated to go step-by-step. Earlier than Svitolina it was spectacular to see him so properly. There is a lengthy solution to go, however I hope it goes far right here. She is very concerned within the match and is very dangerous.-This 12 months you’ll lastly enter the Corridor of Fame (the sixth Spanish after Alonso, Santana, Arantxa, Orantes and Gimeno), what does it imply to you?-It’s a nice honor. It was the third time he entered the voting. There have been huge names subsequent to mine. Being with them is superb. I’ll really feel full and good in regards to the achievements of my profession. I take pleasure in what I do, what I did as a participant and now continued as a coach. I’m at all times linked to tennis.– How was the transition from working with Pliskova to return to Muguruza?It was fairly quick. I completed with Karolina after the WTA Finals and began the preseason with Garbiñe on November 28. We went to San Diego. We have been there virtually 5 weeks earlier than the beginning of the course, till we went to Shenzhen and Hobart and now, right here we’re. The preseason was very, very good. There was a lot of time to work on the issues that have been wanted. I believe the outcomes are right here. It’s very good to see that the belongings you’ve been engaged on in the course of the preseason are mirrored on the monitor. It’s at all times good for a coach and for the group, for everybody who is behind Garbiñe.What is your philosophy as a coach, methods to work together with the gamers?There is no secret. I find it irresistible, I’m very obsessed with what I do. Exhausting work is at all times very, very essential. I’ve a good relationship with the gamers, as a result of I used to be and I understand how they really feel. I get that further that I believe is very good to have as a coach. I believe folks know that I’m a very severe one that likes to assist and work exhausting. Having the boldness of the gamers is key. Up to now, I’ve succeeded with that.last_img read more