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Do you think you have Alzheimer’s?

Welcome to our resource for people who may have a memory problem or want to avoid developing dementia. There is hope for the prevention or treatment of memory loss. No cures exist for Alzheimer’s disease but many treatments slow the loss of intellectual functions.

Just the Facts

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Memory complaints are common in people over age 65.

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Health problems can cause memory disorders.

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Dementia is the loss of multiple intellectual functions.

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Many diseases cause dementia.

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Don’t assume that you have dementia unless you undergo a careful evaluation.

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Some dementias get worse and others do not.

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Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia in persons over age 65.

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New treatments exist that slow memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease.

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Prevention and preparation are the keys to helping memory problems.
10.There is hope for people with memory disorders.

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