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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness

Alzheimer's and Brain

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s affects more than 3 million Americans in the US. It is a type of dementia that affects memory and overall behavior. The greatest factor is increasing age and it worsens over time. Currently there is no cure to Alzheimer’s but there are treatments available and there is ongoing research to find a cure.

Signs of Alzheimer’s Dementia

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Memory loss that disrupts daily life.

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Memory loss that disrupts daily life.

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 Confusion with time/place

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Problems with speaking or writing

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Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps

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Withdrawal from social activities

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Changes in mood and personality

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Trouble understanding visual images

Source: Alz Org

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