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 Momentum - save up to 35% on healthcare advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Relief for long surgery waiting times in Gauteng Lifestyle Is this the worst school building in SA? Medical Woolworths recalls ice cream products over incorrect allergy labelling Medical SA app brings hope for cheaper hearing tests Natural Health Genetic clues to homosexuality in men Diet and nutrition How can SA end malnutrition and curb obesity? From our sponsors Dehydration at a glance What could happen in the next 37 seconds? Fifty and fabulous! There’s something newly cool about turning 50 World Thrombosis Day 2015 Live healthier World Thrombosis Day » World Thrombosis Day 2015 The next 37 seconds The dangers of blood clots Deep vein thrombosis can happen to anyone Blood clots can be deadly when they form inside arteries, especially the deep veins of the legs. Dr Ismail Shaik shares his experience. Up for grabs » Babies smell mom Partner trouble affects parenting Healthy mom-child relationship How you can win R2500 Tell us what it's like being a working mom in SA and you could win R2500 in cold, hard cash.