Alzheimer's disease doesn't just affect the patient, it affects the entire family.
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At the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, the hope is that by spotting signs of the disease years before it arrives, patients might be able to change their fate by changing their behavior. It's one of just a few facilities in the country working with patients in a clinical setting to look for early-onset Alzheimer's, and its principle is simple:
"Alzheimer's disease doesn't just affect the patient; it affects the entire family."
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