Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Man in wheelchair holding out his arms while being pushed by a young woman in a park1 in 11 Virginians aged 45 and older is experiencing memory problems. Sometimes these problems can be a symptom of medical conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. Healthcare providers and their patients need to be aware of the normal changes that occur with memory and thinking as we age, and the symptoms that arise when our brains are affected by a medical condition. Appropriate screening and conversations about brain health can help make sure any changes are caught early and assessed.

Risk Factors for Dementia Infographic

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, and more than 11 million people are providing their unpaid care. 

Following are links to learn more about Alzheimer’s and dementia, along with resources for caregivers and people living with the disease. 

About Alzheimer’s and Dementia:


Respite Care: