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Brochure Basicsofalz Low

Brochure Basicsofalz Low

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 basics of 
alzheimer’s disease
What it is andwhat you can do
 
Alzheimer’s
(AHLZ-high-merz) 
is a disease o thebrain that causes problems with memory, thinkingand behavior. It is not a normal part o aging.Alzheimers gets worse over time. Althoughsymptoms can vary widely, the frst problemmany people notice is orgetulness severeenough to aect their ability to unction at homeor at work, or to enjoy lielong hobbies.Other symptoms include conusion, getting lostin amiliar places, misplacing things and troublewith language.
Basics oAlzheimer’s disease
 
Perhaps you have noticed possible signs o Alzheimer’s disease.Or you may know someone who has just been diagnosed. Basics o Alzheimer’s diseaseis intended or anyone who wouldlike to learn more about this disease and related dementias.When memory loss is a warning sign. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .510 warning signs o Alzheimer’s disease
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. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6Alzheimer’s disease and other types o dementia. . . . . . . . . . . . .8How Alzheimer’s aects the brain. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10Causes and risk actors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12How to fnd out i it’s Alzheimers disease. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14When the diagnosis is Alzheimer’s. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18Stages o the disease. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .20Treating the symptoms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24Hope or the uture. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .28We can help
 
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