Mount Sinai School of Medicine Report on Alzheimer’s Disease
Simple slips of memory happen to just about everyone. How often have you purposefully walked into a room only to forget why you went there? How many times have you misplaced your reading glasses? Your car keys? You aren’t alone. If you are over age 65, the time of life when dementia becomes more prevalent,…
- 1. What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
- 2. Normal Changes in Memory with Age
- 3. Who is at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?
- 4. Can You Reduce Your Risk for Dementia?
- 5. Diagnosis
- 6. How Alzheimer’s Disease Affects Mental Function
- 7. Treatment
- 8. Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s Disease
- 9. Handling Caregiver Stress
- 10. Practical Advice: Legal, Financial, Healthcare
- 11. The Future of Alzheimer’s Research