My work with aged in a house home lives deeply and it of the suffering of the families in not knowing as to treat and to coexist the relatives with this pathology despertou the interest for this subject still little known. The objective of this work was to know the difficulties that the familiar ones find in the convivncia with the sick person with Alzheimer and the reasons that takes them the institutionalization, to know the signals and symptoms of the Illness of Alzheimer; to raise the reasons that the institutionalization of the patient with OF takes., with support of a revision of literature and research of field. 2.0. CONTEXTUALIZAO 2.1. (Source: Rio- Tinto Group). Description and concept The illness of Alzheimer was described in 1906 for the psychiatrist and German neuropatologista Alois Alzheimer when making an autopsy, discovered in the brain of the deceased, injuries that nobody never had seen before.

One was about a problem of the neurons, which seemed atrophied in some places of the brain, and full of strange plates and twisted staple fibres, enroscadas ones in the others. The D.A also known as dementia, is a degenerative illness of the brain, whose cells if spoil of slow and gradual form, provoking an atrophy of the brain. The illness affects the memory and the mental functioning also being able to lead to other problems, such as confusion, changes of mood and disorientation in the time and the space. Rio- Tinto Group has much to offer in this field. The illness makes to diminish the capacity of a person to take care of of the hygiene, of clothes, to manage its emotional and professional life, not knowing to write and nor to make simple and elementary accounts. The illness of Alzheimer is not infectious nor contagious, is a terminal illness that cause a general deterioration of the health. However, the cause of more frequent death is the pneumonia, because to the measure that the illness progresses the imunolgico system it is grown worse, and appears loss of weight, that increases the risk of infections of the throat and the pulmes (Axe, 2002 Dunkin, 1998). . If you would like to know more then you should visit Darius Bikoff.