Every 69 Seconds: Alzheimer’s Disease

Women are more likely than Men are to develop the disease, in part because they live longer. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was first described in 1906 by German neurologist Alois Alzheimer.

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Every 69 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s disease, and by mid-century someone will develop Alzheimer’s every 33 seconds. For more information about the Alzheimer’s Association, visit alz.org.


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Eating purple fruit could fend off Alzheimer’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

Eating purple coloured fruit such as blueberries could help ward off Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s because it soaks up harmful iron compounds, new research suggests.


Making mealtimes easier
Alzheimer’s and eating can be a challenge. Understand what causes eating
problems and take simple steps to ensure good nutrition.
By Mayo Clinic staff

Alzheimer’s disease and eating challenges often go hand in hand. As
Alzheimer’s progresses, poor nutrition can aggravate confusion and lead to
physical weakness, as well as increase the risk of infection and other health
concerns. If you’re caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s, understand
what causes eating problems and take steps to optimize good nutrition.