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By Dr. Wesley Davis
DNP, ENP-C, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC, CEN 

Dear NP

 

August 13, 2020



Dear NP,

My 69-year-old mother is becoming more than just forgetful. She recently got lost in a town she has lived in her whole life. She has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and offered a lot of medications to help with the symptoms. Can you tell me about some of these medications? L. S.

Dear L. S.,

First of all, so many of us know all too well what it is like to see a parent struggle with Alzheimer’s. I hope the advice in this column will make things easier for you and for her.

Unfortunately, the medications for Alzheimer’s currently available can only manage symptoms. They cannot cu...



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