Informative Speech Alzheimer’s
Central Idea: Alzheimer's disease affects millions of Americans each year thus it is important to become familiar with the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options available for those living with the disease.
Method of Organization: Topical.
Alzheimer’s disease I. One year ago, my grandmother entered a state of rapid decline. A. She would get confused while out for a walk and forget how to get home. B. She would forget that her husband, parents and other family members had been dead for years. C. She would confuse much younger family members as being her parents or a friend she had not seen since grade school. II. My grandmother’s …show more content…
(Transition) Now let’s take a look at the seven stages of Alzheimer’s disease. III. There are seven stages of Alzheimer’s disease ranging from no impairment to very serious decline. F. Stage one, normal function, in this stage the person does not experience any memory problems. G. Stage two, mild cognitive decline, in this stage the person may feel as if they are having memory lapses such as forgetting familiar words or the location of everyday objects. No signs can be detected during a medical examination. H. Stage three, mild cognitive decline, family and friends begin to notice a difference; doctor’s may be able to detect issues in memory or concentration. I. Stage four, moderate