- The definition of Alzheimer's disease is a progressive, irreversible mental condition characterized by loss of memory, agitation, and lack of mental stability which leads to severe dementia.
An example of someone who had Alzheimer's disease was Barry Goldwater.
Origin of Alzheimer's diseaseafter A. Alzheimer (1864-1915), German physician who first described it
Origin of Alzheimer's diseaseAfter Alois Alzheimer, (1864–1915), German neurologist.
Named after Alois Alzheimer (June 14, 1864 - December 19, 1915), a German neurologist who described the disease in 1906.