Psychologists, Social Workers, Counselors, MFTs

Alzheimer’s Disease: General Information

February 02, 2017

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear in their mid-60s. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that more than 5 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s ... (view the Fact Sheet below for the full story).