• September 21, 2016 is World Alzheimer's Day

    One year ago - By Active Beat

    Today, September 21, 2016 marks World Alzheimer's Day, a day to raise awareness of the most prevalent type of dementia. Alzheimer's disease impairs mental functioning due to the progressive degeneration of the brain. The disease has no cure and no lasting treatment, and results in symptoms that typically include loss of speech, memory, problem-solving, and thinking abilities. More than 5 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer's Disease, making it the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.
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