November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease

There is no cure for the disease. Alzheimer’s can  worsen over time and eventually lead to death. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease There is no cure for the disease. Alzheimer’s can worsen over time and eventually lead to death. (credit: Getty Images)
There are ways to reduce the risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s.  Physical activity such as walking can help. A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can help as well. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease There are ways to reduce the risk factors for developing Alzheimer’s. Physical activity such as walking can help. A diet rich in vegetables and fruits can help as well. (credit: Getty Images)
Alzheimer's disease mainly affects people aged 60 years and older. As age increases, so does the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease increases. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer's disease mainly affects people aged 60 years and older. As age increases, so does the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease increases. (credit: Getty Images)
Every 68 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease Every 68 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's disease. (credit: Getty Images)
As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, memory loss worsens, and changes as well as deterioration in other cognitive abilities become evident. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, memory loss worsens, and changes as well as deterioration in other cognitive abilities become evident. (credit: Getty Images)
Issues and problems with memory are typically one of the first warning signs of cognitive loss, possibly due to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease Issues and problems with memory are typically one of the first warning signs of cognitive loss, possibly due to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. (credit: Getty Images)
Alzheimer’s disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is named after Dr. Alois Alzheimer. (credit: Getty Images)
More than 10 million caregivers are assisting those with Alzheimer’s disease. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease More than 10 million caregivers are assisting those with Alzheimer’s disease. (credit: Getty Images)
More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s disease. (credit: Getty Images)
Alzheimer’s is a neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. (credit: Getty Images)
November Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s is a neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. (credit: Getty Images)
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