Old Timer's Alzheimers
Nicholas Kern & Mario Covarrubias
One in nine elderly Americans have Alzheimer's and is the sixth leading cause of death in America.
If people know the early signs of Alzheimer's the can get treatment for the afflicted.
There are musical treatments in where the patients memory of the music help reignite other memories for a short time. Alois Alzheimer was the first to describe the disease that is named after him. Jerome H. Stone is the head founder of the Alzheimer's Association which has donated over $300 million towards research.
What's Going On?! f
When someone has Alzheimer’s disease, it is because a protein called beta-amyloid shows up in abnormal clumps or clusters, which stick together to form plaque. These clusters interrupt signals between synapses, or the spaces between nerve cells where information is passed through, which results in heavy loss of information/messages as it’s out and about the brain.
Where'd the pain come from? F
What part of the brain is affected? F
Ronald Reagan, Rosa Parks, Sugar Ray Robinson, and Glenn Campbell.
Women are more likely to be affected by Alzheimer's Disease.