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Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet

Get the facts about Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia. Learn about symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, caregiving, and research.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Signs and Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Research, Clinical Trials

Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Fact Sheet

Learn about the role of genetics in Alzheimer’s disease and what types of Alzheimer’s might be inherited, as well as genetic testing and current research.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Genes, Genetics

Alzheimer's Disease Medications Fact Sheet

Find information about medications used to treat Alzheimer's disease. Includes a brief summary of approved medications, including their recommended dosages and side effects.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Medication

Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help

Learn the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory loss diseases, such as Alzheimer's, and try these memory improvement tips.

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Keywords: Forgetfulness, Memory, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Cognitive Decline

Caring for a Person with Alzheimer's Disease: Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging

Get Alzheimer's care information and advice in this comprehensive guide. Discusses daily care, sundowning and other behaviors, and where to find help.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know?

Learn what research shows about Alzheimer's risk factors and prevention strategies, including exercise, diet, and cognitive training.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Prevention, Risk, Exercise, Diet, Chronic Condition, Cognitive Decline, Research

Legal and Financial Planning for People with Alzheimer's Disease Fact Sheet

Find information for those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers about healthcare and financial planning, advance directives, and where to go for legal help. Also includes a list of steps to take and other resources for advance planning.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Legal Planning, Financial Planning, End of Life

Understanding Memory Loss: What To Do When You Have Trouble Remembering

What’s the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory problems? Find out about memory problems, including Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and how to get help for serious memory loss.

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Keywords: Memory, Cognitive Decline, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Vascular Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease

Lewy Body Dementia: Information for Patients, Families, and Professionals

Learn about Lewy body dementia (Lewy body disease), including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving. Read about dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson's disease dementia.

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Keywords: Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Caregiving, Training Materials for Professionals

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: What You Need to Know

Learn about Alzheimer's, a brain disease that causes memory loss and other symptoms. Find out when to see the doctor and what treatments are available.

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Keywords: Alzheimer's Disease, Signs and Symptoms, Treatment, Clinical Studies, Clinical Trials

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