Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research – Cleveland, OH

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Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms usually develop slowly and get worse over time, becoming severe enough to interfere with daily tasks.

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases. 

Alzheimer’s has no current cure, but treatments for symptoms are available and research continues. Although current Alzheimer’s treatments cannot stop Alzheimer’s from progressing, they can temporarily slow the worsening of dementia symptoms and improve quality of life for those with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Today, there is a worldwide effort under way to find better ways to treat the disease, delay its onset, and prevent it from developing.

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease (

  1. Memory Loss that disrupts daily life
  2. Challenges in planning or solving problems
  3. Difficulty completing familiar tasks at home, at work or at leisure
  4. Confusion with time or place
  5. Trouble understanding visual images and spatial relationships
  6. New problems with words in speaking or writing
  7. Misplacing things and losing the ability to retrace steps
  8. Decreased or poor judgement
  9. Withdrawal from work or social activities
  10. Changes in mood and personality

To learn more about Alzheimer’s Disease for you or a loved one, visit any of the following websites.

Alzheimer’s Association

Mayo Clinic – Alzheimer’s

National Institute on Aging – Alzheimer’s

WebMD – Alzheimer’s

To learn if you or someone you care for may qualify for an Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Research Study at Rapid Medical Research, please contact us at 216-682-0320, Option 1 or submit an online form by clicking on the “Volunteer Now” button below.