Alzheimer's Disease

What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Causes and Symptoms

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurologic disorder that leads to the brain shrinking (atrophying) and brain cells dying. Alzheimer’s disease affects a person’s ability to function independently by causing a gradual decline in mental, behavioral and social abilities. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.8 million Americans 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Nearly…

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