Dementia

Dementia is not a specific disease. It’s an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia.

Dementia can’t be cured, but there are treatments. Early diagnosis allows a person to get the maximum benefit from available treatments and provides an opportunity to participate in clinical trials.

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In the on-going and ever fervent debate about health care in America, we want to share what we perceive to be some important misunderstandings Americans ...

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