Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Potential Treatments for Alzheimer Disease?

Heather S. Anderson, MD; Helmi L. Lutsep, MD


November 21, 2018

Approximately 5.7 million people  in the United States are living with Alzheimer disease, the most common form of dementia. Around 5.5 million of these patients are aged 65 years and older—a number that is projected to reach 13.8 million by 2050.

The 2018 estimated total cost of healthcare, long-term care, and hospice services for patients aged 65 years or older with Alzheimer disease and other forms of dementia is around $277 billion. Do you know the risk factors, symptoms, and potential treatments for Alzheimer disease? Test your knowledge with our quick quiz.


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