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Introduction

The Alzheimer's Association website provides information on the symptoms and signs, diagnosis, progression, treatment, and care of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. We also provide updates on Association programs, partners and events. Get support from the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline (800.272.3900), message boards and your local chapter.

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The Alzheimer's Association works to ensure that the information provided on its authorized website is accurate, timely and useful. However, the information contained on Alzheimer's Association websites should not be considered medical guidance or professional advice. The Alzheimer's Association, its affiliates or agents, or any other parties involved in the preparation or publication of this site are not responsible for errors or omissions in information provided on this site or any actions resulting from the use of such information. Visitors are encouraged to confirm the information contained herein with other reliable sources and to direct any questions concerning their personal health to licensed physicians or other appropriate health care professionals. Corrections and additions to this site will be made when necessary or as time permits.