What is Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disorder that wreaks havoc with stored memories, hinders new learning, and tampers with cognitive skills.

While getting older is a natural event, Alzheimer’s Disease is not.

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Early Symptoms

Understanding these early signs is essential for individuals and their loved ones to seek medical attention and support.

 

 

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Risks & Risk Reducers

Anyone who has seen the effects of Alzheimer’s Disease is motivated to keep an eye on risk factors. Having risk factors does not mean you will get Alzheimer’s Disease, but having those factors can increase the chances of dealing with dementia in later life.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Information

How Alzheimer’s Effects the Brain

Alzheimer’s Disease information changes frequently. This page will undergo frequent changes as new information becomes available. For more information, check out the resources listed on the right.

Alzheimer’s Disease impacts one in nine Americans over the age of 65. It impacts one in three over the age of 85. 

 

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“To love a person is to learn the song that is in their heart and to sing it to them when they have forgotten.”
― Arne Garborg

 

 

 

Deb Richmond, Memory Collector, Author