This four-page handout educates people about Alzheimer’s Disease, which is the most common form of dementia among older people. It explains that Alzheimer’s Disease involves changes in the brain that affect a person's ability to think, remember, and perform daily activities. It lists signs of the disease and discusses tests the doctor can order such as the CT scan, MRI, or PET scan. The document clarifies that there is no cure, and outlines other things that may help delay the progress of the disease. Phone numbers and websites for more information and support are provided.
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