Alzheimers Paper

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Alzheimers




Most people dream of living a regular, normal everyday life and watching their children
grow up and have families of their own, but for some people these dreams and all their
memories from their past can be erased and lost in an ageless disease that affects more
then four million Americans today. Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive disease that varies
from person to person and robs its victims of their past and future. Alzheimer’s Disease is
known as the “Great Eraser” and turns everyday normal people into helpless and lifeless
individuals who are left being cared for by a caregiver such as family or friends because
they are unable to take care of themselves. Not only does this disease affect the person
who has the disease but also takes a great toll on the family members who have to live
with the victims. Alzheimer’s leaves family members feeling helpless, sad, confused and
angry because they feel that there is more that they could do or that they could have done
with them in the past when they were more healthier and were able to do more things.
Today more then 100,000 Americans die each year from Alzheimer’s Disease. The number
of deaths keep rising and this is leaving families of the victims looking for answers to
questions that not even scientists or doctors can figure out about the disease, like why this
disease is caused and how this disease can be cured.
Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive and irreversible brain disorder that destroys
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