About Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease is very common, it affects one in 1,400 who are age 40-64 years, one in 100 people age 65-69 years, one in 25 of people in their 70s, and one in 6 of people age 80 years or older.

Symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease include memory loss and difficulties thinking, problem-solving and communicating. Alzheimer’s disease develops due to changes in the structure and chemistry of the brain that affect its ability to function properly when performing certain “mental” activities. This is known as cognitive impairment.