Question by  Joanie (156)

What is old timers disease?


Answer by  skm (432)

Old timers disease is officially known as Alzheimer's disease. It is a chronic neurodegenerative condition which commonly develops with increasing age. Initial symptoms include recent memory loss, confusion, getting lost in your own neighborhood, or forgetting peoples names.


Answer by  janerohan (44)

"Old timers disease" is the common name given to Alzheimer's disease. This disease is a progressive cognitive decline, usually affecting people as they get older.


Answer by  HawaiianGirl (6906)

I believe the old timers disease you are talking about is actually medically reffered to as Alzheimers disease. Alzheimers disease is a disease where the peron suffers memory loss.


Answer by  bubbyboy (9929)

Old-timers disease is actually Alzheimers disease. Many people call it this for some reason, I guess because you are usually old when you get it. It is a disease with dementia that progresses to the point of death.


Answer by  CEEFORINA (784)

Alzheimer's Disease causes senility, loss of memory, confusion. Although not necessarily caused by this particular disease, these are all symptoms that people commonly consider inevitable in old age.

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