An Interdisciplinary Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease Conference

On March 22 we joined the “From Early Detection to End of Life: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Alzheimer’s Disease” conference by Alzheimer’s Care Armenia taking place at the National Institutes of Health.

The conference is dedicated to exploring the various facets of Alzheimer’s disease, from early detection strategies to providing comprehensive care throughout the lifespan.

Learn more on Alzheimer`s Care Armenia.

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease stands as the prevailing form of dementia. It is a progressive condition that begins with slight memory impairment and may progress to the point where individuals struggle to engage in conversation or interact with their surroundings. This disease affects regions of the brain responsible for cognition, memory, and speech.

What are the risks of Alzheimer’s Disease?

  • poorly managed high blood pressure,
  • high blood sugar,
  • overweight and obesity,
  • lack of physical activity,
  • smoking,
  • excessive drinking,
  • hearing loss,
  • not getting enough sleep.

Learn more on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.