Your Alzheimer's Community
If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Most experts agree that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a result of multiple conditions and factors, including age, genetics, environment, lifestyle and medical conditions. Though some risk factors — such as age and genetics — cannot be changed, others — such as uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes, fatty foods that cause obesity and lack of exercise — usually can be altered to help reduce your risk.
Tools for Alzheimer’s Prevention
Alzheimer’s prevention is a general term used for any diet or lifestyle change that is thought to possibly stave off symptoms of the disease for as long as possible, or slow down its progression in the early stages.
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The latest facts and figures from the Alzheimer’s Association highlights the growth of Alzheimer’s disease, estimating a dramatic increase in incidence, or new cases of the disease, by 2050 across the United States.
Learn more about their report and which U.S. states Alzheimer’s is on the rise in.
Alzheimer’s Is on the Rise in Every State
Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and is expected to reach epidemic proportions across the globe, if no cure is found. A report detailing the latest facts and figures about Alzheimer’s from the Alzheimer’s Association found that 10% of adults in Read more