A person can die of Alzheimer’s? I thought it was just an extreme case of senility!
It’s more than that, although dementiaa condition that many people refer to as senilityis its most prominent characteristic.
Alzheimer’s disease actually destroys brain cells. As the disease progresses, more brain cellsand more abilitiesare lost. In its final stages, Alzheimer’s disease affects a person’s ability to control movement, bowel and bladder and his ability to communicateleaving him completely dependent upon others, susceptible to a host of ailments and unable to recognize and seek help for his symptoms.