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Alzheimer's disease is a common cause of dementia. Symptoms and warning signs of Alzheimer's disease include memory loss, difficulty performing familiar tasks, disorientation to time and place, misplacing things, and more. The biggest risk factor for Alzheimer's disease is increased age. Treatment for Alzheimer's is often targeted toward decreasing the symptoms and progression of the disease.

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    • Alzheimer's Disease: Financial Planning Alzheimer's disease can be not only mentally devastating to an indivdiual and family, it can also be emotionally devastating....learn more »
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      Alzheimer's Disease: Financial Planning Article
      • Introduction
      • Alzheimer's disease - developing a financial plan
      • Medical coverage in Alzheimer's disease
      • Investigate long- and short-term disability insurance
      • What is Medicare?
      • What are Medicare's coverage options?
      • Medicare coverage of skilled nursing care facilities
      • Medicare coverage of home care
      • What is Medicaid?
      • How do people receive Medicaid benefits?
      • Who is eligible for Medicaid?
      • Medicaid coverage
    • Urinary Incontinence There are many types of urinary incontinence (UI), which is the accidental leakage of urine. These types include stress...learn more »
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      Urinary Incontinence Article
      • Urinary incontinence (UI) in men facts
      • Urinary incontinence (UI) introduction
      • What causes urinary incontinence (UI) in men? What are symptoms and signs of urinary incontinence in men?
      • How is urinary incontinence (UI) in men diagnosed?
      • How is urinary incontinence (UI) in men treated?
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      • What research is being done on urinary incontinence in men?
      • Where can people find more information on urinary incontinence in men?
    • Dementia Dementia is a significant loss of intellectual abilities such as memory capacity, severe enough to interfere with social or...learn more »
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      Dementia Article
      • Dementia facts*
      • Introduction to dementia
      • What is dementia?
      • What are the different kinds of dementia?
      • Alzheimer's disease
      • Vascular dementia
      • Lewy body dementia
      • Frontotemporal dementia
      • HIV-associated dementia
      • Huntington's disease
      • Dementia pugilistica
      • Corticobasal degeneration
      • Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease
      • Other rare hereditary dementias
      • Secondary dementias
      • Dementias in children
      • What other conditions can cause dementia?
      • What conditions are not dementia?
      • What causes dementia?
      • What are the risk factors for dementia?
      • How is dementia diagnosed?
      • Is there any treatment for dementia?
      • Can dementia be prevented?
      • What kind of care does a person with dementia need?
      • What research is being done?
      • How can I help research?
      • Where can I get more information?
    • Stroke Prevention Stroke is the third leading killer in the United States. Some of the warning signs of stroke include sudden confusion, trouble...learn more »
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      Stroke Prevention Article
      • Introduction
      • What is a Stroke?
      • What are Warning Signs of a Stroke?
      • What are Risk Factors for a Stroke?
      • What Are the Treatable Risk Factors?
      • Do You Know Your Stroke Risk?
    • Binswanger's Disease Binswanger's disease is a type of vascular dementia that is caused by damage to the blood vessels that feed deep areas of the...learn more »
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      Binswanger's Disease Article
      • What is Binswanger's disease and what causes it?
      • What are the symptoms of Binswanger's disease?
      • How is Binswanger's disease diagnosed?
      • Is there any treatment for Binswanger's disease?
      • What is the prognosis for Binswanger's disease?
      • What research is being done on Binswanger's disease?
    • Smell Disorders Reduction of the sense of smell is termed hyposmia. Total inability to detect odors is termed anosmia. Smell disorders have many...learn more »
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      • How does our sense of smell work?
      • What are the smell disorders?
      • What causes smell disorders?
      • How are smell disorders diagnosed?
      • Are smell disorders serious?
      • Can smell disorders be treated?
      • What research is being done?
      • What can I do to help myself?

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