Alzheimer’s Disease and Healthy Aging

What is Alzheimer's Disease?

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.