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What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is defined as an irreversible, progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old age. It is the most common form of dementia.
What causes Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is caused by a generalized deterioration of the brain. The disease is caused by a combination of
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Estate planning is important for people of all ages, but as we age, the need for planning becomes even more critical. Many people avoid estate planning, because they do not want to think about the end of life, failing health or disability. It seems people figure that they did not die today so they probably