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Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia among older people. Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person's ability to carry out daily activities.

AD begins slowly. It first involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. People with AD may have trouble remembering things that happened recently or names of people they know. A related problem, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), causes more memory problems than normal for people of the same age. Many, but not all, people with MCI will develop AD.

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  1. Alzheimer's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Alzheimer's disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia among older people. Dementia is a brain disorder that seriously affects a person's ability to carry out ...
  2. Alzheimer's Disease/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Alzheimer's Disease ... National Institute on Aging ... From the National Institutes of Health
  3. ... percent of all cases of Alzheimer's disease. Alzheimer's disease currently affects more than 5 million Americans. Because the risk of developing Alzheimer' ...
  4. Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP): Frequently Asked Questions (Foundation for PSP/CBD and Related Brain Diseases)  
    Progressive Supranuclear Palsy/Learn More ... Progressive Supranuclear Palsy ... Foundation for PSP/CBD and Related Brain Diseases
  5. Mild Cognitive Impairment (Alzheimer's Association)  
    Mild Cognitive Impairment/Start Here ... Mild Cognitive Impairment ... Alzheimer's Association ... Learn about mild cognitive impairment (MCI) symptoms, diagnosis, causes, ...
  6. Nourish Your Brain (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    Mild Cognitive Impairment/Prevention and Risk Factors ... Mild Cognitive Impairment ... American Academy of Family Physicians
  7. Alzheimer's Myths (Alzheimer's Association)  
    Alzheimer's Disease/Related Issues ... Alzheimer's Disease ... Alzheimer's Association ... Is memory loss a natural part of aging? Do aspartame, aluminum, silver dental ...
  8. ... gene have been shown to cause early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Mutations in this gene account for less than 5 percent of all early-onset cases of the ...
  9. Hands-On Skills for Caregivers (Family Caregiver Alliance)  
    Caregivers/Start Here ... Caregivers ... Family Caregiver Alliance
  10. Caregiver Statistics: Demographics (Family Caregiver Alliance)  
    Caregivers/Statistics and Research ... Caregivers ... Family Caregiver Alliance
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