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Alzheimer's Disease

About Alzheimer's Disease

In this section, you or a loved one can find out more about Alzheimer’s disease, as well as links to other information. Being informed is an important first step towards becoming an active decision-maker in your care plan.

What Is Alzheimer's Disease?

Alzheimer's is a brain disease that causes a decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia. Symptoms develop slowly and worsen over time, eventually becoming severe enough to affect everyday life.

For more information, please visit Alzheimer’s Australia https://www.fightdementia.org.au/  (Date last accessed 26 Oct 2016)

Disclaimer

Please note that the information on this website is intended for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for seeking medical advice or treatment from a healthcare professional. Speak to a healthcare professional if you have any questions about your health, medical condition, symptoms or treatment options.

References

The Alzheimer’s Association

http://www.alz.org/ (Date last accessed 26 Oct 2016)

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