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Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia: About Alzheimer's disease and dementia

A Service of the New York State Designated CNY Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease

Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

What factors increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease?  Which factors can you control?  Which factors can't be controlled?

Risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Warning signs of Alzheimer's disease

Some forgetfulness is a normal part of aging.  How can you tell if it is a typical age-related change or a sign of Alzheimer's disease?  

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's.

Stages of Alzheimer's disease

Most people with Alzheimer's disease progress slowly through three general stages:

  • mild (early-stage)
  • moderate (middle-stage)
  • severe (late-stage)

Learn more about the stages of Alzheimer's disease.

For information, treatment, and referrals...

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CNY Center of Excellence for Alzheimer's Disease (CEAD)
Upstate Specialty Services at Harrison Center
Suite A, 550 Harrison Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Map & directions
Phone: 315 464-6100

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