Alzheimer's disease

The brain and dementia

Knowing more about the brain may help someone caring for a person with dementia to understand the condition and support them better. 

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Treatment and support of Alzheimer's disease

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but there is a lot that can be done to enable someone to live well with the condition. Read about some of the drug and non-drug treatments, support and activities.

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Who gets Alzheimer's disease?

There are more than 520,000 people in the UK with Alzheimer’s disease. Find out who is most likely to be affected by the condition. 

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Symptoms of Alzheimer's disease

The symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are generally mild to start with, but they get worse over time and start to interfere with daily life. Read how the symptoms can progress. 

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Alzheimer's disease

This group of pages describes the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, how it is diagnosed, and the factors that can put someone at risk of developing it. We also look at the treatment and support currently available. 

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