|Information on Alzheimer's disease
Caring for someone with Alzheimer's (ALLS-hi-mers) disease or a related disorder is never easy. It's important to remember that you are not alone. There are specialized programs and services that can make life easier and more manageable for you and the person with Alzheimer's disease.
Alzheimer's (ALLS-hi-merz) is a disease of the brain that impairs an individual's memory and ability to reason. To diagnose Alzheimer's disease, a person experiencing symptoms requires a complete physical, psychiatric, and neurological evaluation by a physician experienced in the diagnosis of Alzheimer's.
|Obtaining identification bracelets
The Alzheimer's Association Safe Return program was created to enable police, community agencies, and private citizens to identify people with Alzheimer's (ALLS-hi-merz) and related disorders and help return them home.
The most common form of dementia, or loss of intellectual function, among older people is Alzheimer's (ALLS-hi-merz) disease, a progressive, neurological disorder for which there is no effective treatment or cure.
|What is Alzheimer's disease?
Alzheimer's (ALLS-hi-mers) disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired memory, thinking, and reasoning.