2007-12-05 / Briefly Noted
Alzheimer's Disease Screening Available at the Putnam County Office for the Aging
Alzheimer's Disease is the seventh-leading cause of death in the United States, and more than 5.1 million Americans have been diagnosed with this fatal disease. Every 72 seconds, someone In American develops Alzheimer's. Alzheimer's destroys brain cells, causing problems with memory, thinking and behavior severe enough to affect work, lifelong hobbies or social life.