Alzheimer disease is a disease that affects the brain and nervous system. It is a type of dementia that happens when nerve cells in the brain die.
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In older people, it's easy to mistake memory problems for the everyday forgetfulness that some people experience as they grow older.
Many people believe that Alzheimer’s disease can't be treated. The truth is that medications are available that may help slow the progression of symptoms.
Research is shedding light on ways to cut risk, and treatments can make life easier and more comfortable after a diagnosis.