Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging
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Alzheimer’s, the most common type of dementia, is a progressive disease affecting nearly 6 million people. Alzheimer’s disease involves parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. It can seriously affect a person’s ability to carry out daily activities. It begins with mild memory loss and can lead loss of ability to carry a conversation and respond to the environment.
Find information about Alzheimer’s Disease and other types of dementias including information about symptoms and reducing your risk.
Find information about providing care for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia, including a Care Plan and how to take care of yourself while providing care for someone else.
Find out about the Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map Series and other public health initiatives for Alzheimer’s disease.
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