- It accounts for 60 to 80 per cent of dementia cases
- There is yet no cure for it and scientists are still searching for causes of this disease
- It affects about one in 10 people over the age of 65 and almost one in four over 85 years.
- There are over four million affected by dementia in India and as per the India Dementia Report 2010.
Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, degenerative brain disease affecting a person’s memory, thinking, and the ability to interact socially. It is a serious problem for the following reasons: