What You Need to Know about Alzheimer's
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, degenerative disease that attacks the brain and results in impaired memory, thinking and behaviour. Although Alzheimer's can occur in middle age it is more likely to occur as a person gets older. This introduction details the symptoms, explains the underlying biology, and provides information about medications and various treatments. There is also practical guidance for coping with the hardships of caring for an Alzheimer's patient.