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True or False? Quiz Yourself on Alzheimer’s Disease

Take this quick quiz to test your knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease, one of the most common diseases in the United States.

February 20, 2020 | HF Healthy Living Team

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that affects memory and other cognitive functions, eventually interfering with the ability to complete everyday tasks. It is most common in people age 65 and older. The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s is growing. An estimated 5.8 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s.

How much do you know about Alzheimer’s disease? Take our quiz below to find out now.

One in 10 people age 65 and older has Alzheimer’s disease.
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Aluminum exposure and the flu vaccine can lead to Alzheimer’s.
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Caregiver health often declines when taking care of people with Alzheimer’s.
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The symptoms of old age and Alzheimer’s are the same.
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Alzheimer’s and dementia are one and the same.
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Lifestyle factors can affect your chances of getting Alzheimer’s.
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Alzheimer’s disease is curable.
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Sources
“2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,” Alzheimer’s Association. 2020.
http://www.alz.org/facts/

“Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet,” National Institute on Aging. May 22, 2019.
https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/alzheimers-disease-fact-sheet

“Past Exposure to Vaccines and Subsequent Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease,” National Institutes of Health. November 27, 2001.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC81665/

“Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease: What Do We Know?,” National Institutes of Health. September 24, 2018.
https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/preventing-alzheimers-disease-what-do-we-know

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