With the challenge of Alzheimer's, world leaders gathered together last December at the Global Dementia Summit in London and committed to finding a treatment or cure by 2025, renewing hope for those living with the disease.
Changes in the Brain in Alzheimer's Disease - Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disease that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills, and eventually even the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. In most people with Alzheimer’s, symptoms first appear after age 60. Estimates vary, but experts suggest that as many as 5.1 million Americans may have Alzheimer’s disease.
My Mom Has Alzheimer's chronicles the inspirational and sometimes humorous adventures that Linda and her mother have shared together.