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Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Alzheimer's is not a normal part of aging.


What is Alzheimer's?
Alzheimer's is a disease that attacks the brain. It is the most common form of dementia.

What is Dementia?
Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life.

Alzheimer's Diagnosis
If you or a loved one have concerns about memory loss or other symptoms of Alzheimer's or a related dementia, it is important to be evaluated by a physician.

Alzheimer's Treatment
While currently there is not cure, there are medications available to help easeWhile currently there is not cure, there are medications available to help ease symptoms.

The Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading, global voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care and support, and the largest private, nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research.

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