Mar 29, 2008

What is Alzheimer's?

Alzheimer's disease is a physical illness that causes radical changes in the brain. As healthy brain tissues degenerate persons suffering from Alzheimer's experience a steady decline in memory and the ability to use their brain to perform tasks.

In order to be an effective Alzheimer's caregiver or to communicate with someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease, you must understand Alzheimer's disease. A solid understanding of Alzheimer's is an essential part of the foundation.

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia.

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Original content Bob DeMarco, the Alzheimer's Reading Room