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Alzheimer's and Dementia

Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias.

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia. Dementia is not a specific disease. It's an overall term that describes a group of symptoms.

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Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.

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