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Alzheimer’s disease and dementias

Some memory loss is a normal part of aging, but when memory loss and confusion impact your day-to-day life, it might be a sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease changes the structure of your brain. These changes affect the way your brain works. It affects the way you think, remember, act and feel. Alzheimer’s disease is one of the diseases that cause dementia, and it’s the most common type of dementia in Canada.

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