"Where did they go?": The faces of Alzheimer's in Northern Nevada
We are really a composite of our life experiences -- memory layered upon memory and Alzheimer's steals that away. -- Meryl Comer
RENO, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible and progressive kind of dementia that affects an estimated 5.7 million Americans. Here are some startling statistics: Read more.
The Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.