- By Vivien Williams
Mayo Clinic Minute: Early onset Alzheimer’s disease
Alzheimer's disease is most commonly a disease of the elderly. But, a small percentage of people diagnosed with Alzheimer's are under the age 60 or 65. Early onset Alzheimer's often has a genetic link, meaning, if you're diagnosed with it, chances are that other family members may have it too.
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