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    • a progressive form of presenile dementia that is similar to senile dementia except that it usually starts in the 40s or 50s; first symptoms are impaired memory which is followed by impaired thought and speech and finally complete helplessness




    1. He gave a speech about Alzheimer's disease.
    2. My dad's friend was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's disease.
    3. Alzheimer's disease affects mainly people older than 60 years.
    4. Researchers are still a long way off from understanding the mechanism involved in Alzheimer's disease.
    5. Tom passed away last winter after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.