By the time Andee Kaluzna's father died of Alzheimer's disease at age 79, the 48-year-old woman had nearly finished mourning him.
What does AD stand for?
AD stands for Alzheimer's Disease
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As months and years go by, however, people suffering from Alzheimer's disease have trouble recognizing where they are, have difficulty writing and speaking, and forget how to perform routine daily tasks like washing their hands or getting dressed.
Alois Alzheimer officially documented Alzheimer's disease in 1906, but it wasn't until the early 1980s that aggressive research was conducted to verify that "senility" was actually a disease and not part of normal aging.
A brief updating from the Alzheimer's Association Long-term care facilities are witnessing continuing growth in the number of residents with Alzheimer's disease and, with the aging of baby boomers, facilities can expect this trend to accelerate.
Physicians have described several cases of an extremely rare form of Alzheimer's disease that primarily assaults not memory but visual perception.
DeKosky, director of the Alzheimer's disease research center at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.