Many elderly people, not used to show their emotions and feeling alone or neglected, or even afraid to be left alone and unattended in health care institutions, will hide as much as they can the symptoms of their illnesses.
Alzheimer disease, a type of senile dementia is more and more often diagnosed in Europe and the United States and is reaching now millions of us. There may have been an influence in our eating habits, less time to have a proper meal, stress and lack of vitamins and minerals in our diets. When was the last time you had a salad at work? And a piece of fruit? Well, think about it, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have been directly linked to a lack of Vitamin D (among other factors).