Home > Medical > Alzheimer's > FAQs 29 July 2004 Do elderly patients seek help early if their memory starts to deteriorate? Patients often don’t seek help early because motivation to seek help is usually also affected. Family and friends may often wait too long before seeking professional help for their loved ones. 0 Quiz Social independence test » Ask Anti-ageing expert » Follow Health24 on Twitter » Seth Rogen: Alzheimer's is brutal African health in focus Patients often don’t seek help early because motivation to seek help is usually also affected. Family and friends may often wait too long before seeking professional help for their loved ones. More in Medical Are there any vitamins and herbal supplements that an elderly person can take to improve memory? More: Alzheimer'sFAQs advertisement Get a quote Fedhealth - What cover is right for you? Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Add your comment Thank you, your comment has been submitted. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Could insulin pills prevent diabetes? Lifestyle Screening teens for obesity may not help them lose weight Homepage Answer: What's your diagnosis? – Case 18 Medical Villagers eating dog meat has caused Ebola to resurface in Liberia Medical Weight-loss surgery is more successful than lifestyle changes for type 2 diabetics Medical Order in which food is eaten affects blood sugar From our sponsors Soothe your family’s coughs and colds Why hydration is important while exercising Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Up for grabs » Win with NuSeed Win with MySmartkid Win a Canderel hamper Win a LED 3D smart TV Stand a chance of winning a Samsung UA55H8000 Smart 55 inch Curved LED TV valued at R20 000 from Save Hyper! Medical marijuana » 'I used cannabis oil to cure my cancer' Could your doctor could be high? Dagga in medicine? Medicinal dagga: the dangers can't be ignored There is not sufficient evidence to support the potential medicinal benefit from cannabis use cautions an academic from Stellenbosch University.