True or False? Quiz Yourself on Alzheimer’s Disease

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

June 07, 2017 | 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, though early-onset Alzheimer’s affects about five percent of the population under the age of 65.

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 are the same as those of Alzheimer’s.
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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
“2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures,” Alzheimer’s Association. 2010.
http://www.alz.org/facts/

“Alzheimer’s Disease Fact Sheet,” National Institute on Aging. February 27, 2017.
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/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/

“The Search for Alzheimer’s Prevention Strategies,” National Institutes of Health. July 25, 2016.
https://www.nia.nih.gov/alzheimers/publication/preventing-alzheimers-disease/search-alzheimers-prevention-strategies

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