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 SPONSORED: Fedhealth What cover is right for you? 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 Tygerberg breakthrough to revolutionise burn treatment Lifestyle Do people transmit happiness by smell? Diet and nutrition SA has a big fat problem - academic Lifestyle Flakka: why you should be terrified by this deadly new street drug Diet and nutrition Medicinal qualities of green tea – fact or fiction? Lifestyle The Paracetamol Challenge: Teens 'risking lives' in new social media craze From our sponsors Is your baby dehydrated? How to tell. Taking charge of your health Man, take care of your health! Live healthier Too Tired? » 20 signs of burnout Staying active reduces stress 10 ways to have a healthier work day Why you're exhausted Lost your mojo? Here are 5 surprising energy drainers, plus the easy fixes that will help put the pep back in your step! Kick the habit » Cancer doesn't make smokers to quit Non-smokers don't use e-cigs Hookah contains benzene How South Africans quit smoking We asked ex-smokers to share their secrets to successfully quitting smoking. Find out how they managed to kick the habit.