Learn more about the 2018 Alzheimer's Facts & Figures.
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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Coming to terms with the diagnosis requires time. Immediate reactions of denial and fear are normal and may help you and the person diagnosed process the grief you are feeling.
Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s research, care and support. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the
advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The California Central Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association serves Ventura, Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties. For more information, please visit alz.org/CACentral or call 805.892.4259.
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