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As folks age, the incidence of Alzheimer's Disease becomes a growing concern. It is a common neurological defect that can have a huge impact upon the patient and their loved ones. A less-common neurological defect of the elderly is Pick's Disease.

Pick's Disease is a rare type of dementia that affects the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. It causes progressive deterioration of cognitive and behavioral abilities and is characterized by the formation of abnormal protein deposits called Pick bodies in the affected brain cells. Symptoms of Pick's disease may include changes in personality and behavior, difficulty with language and communication, and a decline in the ability to plan and organize. There is no known cure for Pick's disease, and treatment focuses on managing symptoms and providing supportive care.

My father had Pick's and it was most certainly an albatross for him and our family. Acceptance of the reality of the situation was a challenge and cause major relationship stress. Have you dealt with this?
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