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    Alzheimer’s Association is nothing but facts. It is nothing to joke about. This ad is purple, the association’s main color. Within the main color, there are three other colors, blue, orange, and yellow. Each color represents something to do with the disease. Purple being the main color represents that they lost someone with Alzheimer’s, blue representing having Alzheimer’s, yellow representing support or care for someone with Alzheimer’s, and orange representing support for the cause and having a vision of the world without Alzheimer’s. Logos also stands within the ad by the use of a link,…… Secondly, a largely used rhetorical appeal is pathos. Emotion is a huge factor in this ad dealing with a disease that has no cure yet. On the…

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    Alzheimer's Association. (n.d.). Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia. Retrieved March 26, 2017, from http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_what_is_alzheimers.asp This website was published by Alzheimer's Association which was created educate others about this disease that is becoming more and more prominent in our society. Throughout the website, the writers dissect what Alzheimer's is and the various stages and symptoms that are most common with this disease. They also recommend various resources…

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    is Alice who is a linguistic professor at Columbia University. At the begging of the move she is celebrating her 50th birthday. She is married to John and has three adult children Anna, Tom, and Lydia. After having some issues with her memory Alice decides to see a neurologist who tests her cognitive abilities and does scans of her brain. After the test are performed Alice is diagnosed with early onset familial Alzheimer’s disease (Glatzer, 2015). Symptoms/Manifestations Alice’s symptoms at the…

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    diseases is a type of dementia. Alzheimer 's disease is the most common type of dementia. It affects memory, abilities to reason, talk and move. Vascular dementia causes multi-infarct. This type of dementia is often the result of a stroke. When this occurs, small areas of the brain are irreversibly damaged. The onset of vascular dementia is sudden. Symptoms depend on which area of the brain is affected, but it can affect memory, and other cognitive functions such as the ability to make decisions…

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    “One in nine people age 65 and older (11 percent)… [have] Alzheimer’s Disease” (Alzheimer’s Association), that’s a 1 out of nine chance that you could develop Alzheimer’s in the future. Alzheimer’s develops and affects the person for the rest of their life. The disease affects not only the patient but the family also. The pathophysiology, clinical manifestation, and medical management are what make Alzheimer’s different from any other disease. Pathophysiology The ultimate cause of Alzheimer’s…

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    Where is the cure for Alzheimer’s disease? The most common form of dementia is, Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Alzheimer’s can be defined as a disease that includes memory loss and inabilities that affect daily life. A common misconception is that aging comes with Alzheimer’s. Although majority people affected with this disease are 65 and above, there is also a 5% of people who are in their 40s or 50s affected by Alzheimer’s. AD is a disease of progression. There are three stages of AD and by…

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    Alzheimer’s is a deadly disease which cannot be slowed, cured, or prevented. Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disorder where memory loss and steady cognitive decline is caused by the death of brain cells. One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, which causes this disease to be the sixth leading cause of death in the United States according to the Alzheimer’s Association. People with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers should be informed of their diagnosis so can plan…

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    Alzheimer’s Disease Many people seem to believe that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is not a fatal disease. Which in fact it is, it destroys brain cells and causes memory loss. This may not be physically fatal, but it is mentally. It slowly takes away a person's identity, and ability to connect with others emotionally. Memory loss is seen to be a natural process in life. Just like any other organ, the brain deteriorates over time lessening it ability to function. But if there is serious memory loss,…

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    Alzheimer’s Disease is a mental deterioration that usually affects the elderly but the signs and symptoms can come up in middle age. It can cause dementia and can hinder the person’s abilities of performing normal daily tasks of driving, self-care, and basic day to day duties. Many do not think that Alzheimer’s will affect them but the statistics are high. Alzheimer’s does not only effect the individual it has impacts on the family members and society. With research we take a deeper look on how…

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    Introduction Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a complex, irreversible brain disorder that causes nerve cells to die within the brain, progressively affecting dysfunction in memory and cognitive ability, behaviour and language problems (National Institute on Aging, n.d.). Primarily this disease affects older adults over the age of sixty, although it is not considered a normal part of the aging process (Dementia Alliance International, n.d.). AD is considered the most common of the dementia diseases, a…

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