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National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that affects memory, thinking and behavior- ultimately interfering with daily life. Dementia is a term that covers a range of medical conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. Most people show the first signs of Alzheimer’s in their mid-60s. Brain changes characteristic of Alzheimer’s may begin a...
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