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 » Start Your own Health24 blog » 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 SPONSORED: So many prizes! Click through and see our fantastic competitions. advertisement Get a quote 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 Lifestyle What a 'FotoFacial' do for you? Medical How to avoid medication overdoses in children Medical 11-year-old boy goes blind from laser light Medical Sore throats tied to scary bacteria Medical Drinking water helps prevent kidney stones Lifestyle Is there a hand-washing crisis in SA state hospitals? Live healthier Hypertension » Salt may be bad for more than blood pressure Regularly salting foods heightens death risk How potassium fights high blood pressure Are you eating too much salt? Did you know that high blood pressure affects as many as 25% of adult South Africans? Do you have a sweet tooth? » What’s SA’s most sugary drink? Craving sugar? Blame your brain WHO says we're eating too much sugar 10 foods with hidden sugar Even if you don't have a sweet tooth, you might still be eating far more sugar than you think.