Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. It is a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. It is not a normal part of aging. Learn more about the disease, and get news, tips, and resources for caregivers and health care professionals below. Find resources in Spanish here.
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