Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer’s is a disease of the brain. The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease affects men and women of all races, religions and socio-economic backgrounds. It is not a normal part of aging and no one is immune.


What is Alzheimer's disease?

Alzheimer's disease is a fatal, progressive and degenerative disease that destroys brain cells.


Risk factors

If you’re worried, know the risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.


Warning signs

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. Know the warning signs and symptoms.



Myth and reality

Alzheimer's disease: Find out what is fact and what is myth.

Stigma

Use person-centred language to tackle the fear and stigma surrounding Alzheimer's disease and other dementias.

Stages of the disease

Alzheimer's disease progresses in stages: early stage, middle stage and late stage.

Impact of the disease

We offer information for married couples and family and friends of people living with Alzheimer's disease.


Last Updated: 01/31/13