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Changes in the Brain in Alzheimer's Disease - Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear after age 60. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease.

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What is Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer's Disease. Alzheimer's disease affects thinking, concentration, memory, and judgment, and ultimately impedes a person’s ability to perform normal daily activities. Alzheimer's Reading Room

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Help End Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's Association Mission: To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

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2012 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures

Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures 2012 provides a statistical resource for U.S. data related to Alzheimer’s disease.

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