Alzheimer’s disease is a brain ailment causing symptoms of dementia (mental deterioration, memory loss, personality changes) which worsen over time. The common form of the disease, called late-onset Alzheimer’s, develops after age 60. There is a rare form of this disease, called early-onset Alzheimer’s, which develops between the ages of 30-60.
This site is only designed to provide information relating to late-onset Alzheimer’s and is not intended to address early-onset Alzheimer’s.
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