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Temporary Visitor Restrictions

Because the number of influenza cases has significantly increased throughout the region, children age 12 and under may not visit patients effective Wednesday, January 8. This applies to all Wake Forest Baptist inpatient locations and will remain in effect until the number of flu cases decreases significantly.
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Word! Alzheimer's Disease

Word! Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer's Disease

Say: ALTS-hy-merz (also sometimes ALS-hy-merz or OLS-hy-merz) DISS-eeze

Have you ever forgotten to do your homework? Everyone has trouble with their memory sometimes. But older adults with the condition called Alzheimer's disease have brains that always have trouble remembering. They start out with trouble remembering small things, but over time they forget important stuff like names and faces of the people they love or even their own names.

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