Myth 5: There are treatments available to stop the progression of Alzheimers disease.
At this time, there is no medical treatment to cure or stop the progression of Alzheimers disease. FDA-approved drugs may temporarily improve or stabilize memory and thinking skills in some individuals.
The Alzheimers Association, the world leader in Alzheimer research, care and support, is dedicated to finding prevention methods, treatments and an eventual cure for Alzheimers.
24/7 Helpline: 1.800.272.3900
TDD Access: 312.335.8882
Web site: www.alz.org
Fact sheet created June 2006