Alzheimer's diagnosis is easier, treating it, is not.
About 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease. By 2050, that will jump to 14 million, according to the Alzheimer's Association. One in three seniors dies from the disease or dementia, but how do we know if the memory lapses everybody experiences are due to aging or are signs of disease? Dr. Gene E. Alexander is a professor in the University of Arizona's departments of psychology and psychiatry. He's a director at the Arizona Alzheimer’s Disease Center and st