By Shawn Lazarus on February 1, 2019

Dementia Is a Type of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer is caused by plaques and tangles in the brain. These will interrupt normal cognitive functioning and result in the above mentioned symptoms. The disease progresses because there is an increase in plaques and tangles.

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By Shawn Lazarus on January 30, 2019

The Face of Alzheimer’s Disease

Currently, more than 5 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. Approximately 12.5% of Americans older than 65 are at risk for Alzheimer’s, and that figure jumps to a staggering 50% for those over 85.

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By Shawn Lazarus on January 24, 2019

Living With Dementia

Dementia is a condition that impairs the brain’s ability to function normally. Several causes can be linked to the condition. Strokes, brain tumors, head injuries, and natural deterioration of mental capacities over time can all result in dementia.

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