Alzheimer's Disease

Broadcast Live Monday, August 25th at 7:00 pm.
Just like the rest of our bodies, our brains change as we age. Most of us notice some slowed thinking and occasional problems remembering certain things. However, serious memory loss, confusion and other major changes in the way our minds work are not a normal part of aging. They may be a sign that brain cells are failing.
In Alzheimer’s disease, parts of the cell’s factory stop running well. Scientists are not sure exactly where the trouble starts. But just like a real factory, backups and breakdowns in one system cause problems in other areas. As damage spreads, cells lose their ability to do their jobs well. Eventually, they die.
Be sure to tune in to WCTE's House Call where the topic will be Alzheimer's Disease. You can join the discussion with area health experts by calling in with your questions during the live broadcast or by posting your questions and comments in our forum.

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