Alzheimer's disease is a persistent and severe disease of the central nervous system, which presents mainly (but not exclusively) in the elderly.
The disease is characterized by slow degeneration of nerve cells in the brain. First, cognitive domains are affected, including memory, sense of orientation, reasoning ability and reasoning. Later degeneration of the motor domain. Slowly, the patient loses more of his abilities until he is completely dependent on external help.
Misgav Lakashish works to help Alzheimer's patients and their families. Through exercise and activity, further decrease in the patient’s cognition can be prevented or minimized. Misgav Lakashish will open a center for the mentally frail in its new Day Center in Romema.