Alzheimer’s is a complex neurological disease that is the most common form of dementia. Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking, and behavior. More than 5 million people in the United States have Alzheimer’s and more than 10 million are caring for a loved one with the disease. Detecting the disease early can significantly improve you or your loved ones’ quality of life and prolong lives. That’s why it’s important to get regular check-ups from your mental healthcare provider.