Basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia

Basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. It is the most common cause of dementia in older adults.

Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet

Get the facts about Alzheimer's disease, the most common cause of dementia in older adults. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.

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