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Impact of Alzheimer"s disease on the nation"s elderly

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Aging.

Impact of Alzheimer"s disease on the nation"s elderly

joint hearing before the Subcommittee on Aging of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, and the Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Education, and Welfare of the Committee on Appropriations, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, on to analyze the impact of Alzheimer"s disease and other dimentias of aging on our society, July 15, 1980.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Human Resources. Subcommittee on Aging.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Presenile dementia.,
  • Brain -- Aging.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Appropriations. Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, and Health, Education, and Welfare, and Related Agencies
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22272329M

    Happy Mothers day in Heaven Mom Images Quotes I Miss You Mom Poems Messages Cards Pics for Grandma I miss you mom poems mom in 25 pins. The prevalence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is age-dependent, rising exponentially with increasing age. As a result the number of cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have risen this century, as the number of persons over age 65 has dramatically by: 8.

    A high number of elderly suffering from impaired mental faculties are known to live in the 11 countries with the highest dementia rates in the ia is a broader term that encompasses a. Alzheimer's disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer's, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. It is the cause of 60–70% of cases of dementia. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events. As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorientation Specialty: Neurology.

    heart disease in Egypt, where statistics are available. Unfortunately, this suggests that the Middle East may face the burden of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias much earlier than in the West. In the Middle East the population is aging gradually and the percentage of elderly will double in the coming ten years. Basics of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. It is the most common cause of dementia in older adults.


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