Alzheimer's Disease Center

General Overview

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive condition that destroys brain cells and structures. People with Alzheimer's disease slowly lose the ability to learn and remember.

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Living With Alzheimer's

In her own words: living with Alzheimer’s disease

Long-term care facilities: you have options

Get practical advice about the different types of facilities available.

Adult day care: good for caregivers and the people they care for

Many of the 25 million or more Americans who care for an older adult feel overwhelmed and trapped by the situation. But adult day care programs can help caregivers and the people they care for.

Caregiver stress: the impact of chronic disease on the family

The responsibilities of caregiving, added to the routine pressures of maintaining a family and professional life, can naturally lead to stress.

Preventing Alzheimer's Disease

Image for alzheimersCan supplements reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s disease?

Read here to learn about the role supplements may play in reducing your risk of Alzheimer's.

Related Conditions

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Conditions)

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