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Health Tip: Disaster Preparedness For People With Alzheimer's January 23, 2018

Getting Active Could Help Boost Memory, Experts Say December 28, 2017

Health Tip: Alzheimer's and the Holidays December 25, 2017

Eat Your Greens . . . and Maybe Boost an Aging Brain December 20, 2017

There's Still No Proven Way to Prevent Alzheimer's December 19, 2017

Dementia May Be More Common in Rural Areas December 18, 2017

Health Tip: Make Your Home Safer For People With Alzheimer's December 15, 2017

As Hearing Fades With Age, Dementia Risk May Rise December 07, 2017

Alzheimer's Cases to Double by 2060: Report December 07, 2017

Gene Discovery May Help Fight Alzheimer's December 05, 2017

Does Marriage Help Preserve Your Brain? November 29, 2017

Intense Workouts May Boost Memory November 28, 2017

Could New 'Brain Training' Program Help Prevent Dementia? November 17, 2017

Millions Could Miss Out on a Potential Alzheimer's Breakthrough November 15, 2017

Sleep Apnea May Boost Alzheimer's Risk November 10, 2017

An Aging Heart May Weaken Memory November 08, 2017

New Finding Hints at Clue to Dementia November 03, 2017

Resilient Brain Connections May Help Against Alzheimer's November 02, 2017

America's Dementia Caregivers Cite Stresses, Rewards October 25, 2017

New survey results illustrate the ups and downs of caring for aging family members

High Blood Pressure in 40s a Dementia Risk for Women? October 04, 2017

Study didn't find same link in men

A More Accurate Predictor for Alzheimer's? September 29, 2017

Genetic test might one day diagnose the disease before symptoms occur, researchers say

Failing Sense of Smell Tied to Dementia Risk September 29, 2017

Long-term study suggests inability to identify scents may be early sign of problems

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk September 20, 2017

But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship

Is Dementia Declining Among Older Americans? September 05, 2017

Rates have fallen among those 70 and older; gains against heart disease might explain trend

Women at Risk for Alzheimer's Face Critical 10-Year Window, Study Says August 28, 2017

If your genes predispose you to the illness, 65 to 75 may be high-risk years

Do Fewer Nightly Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk in Seniors? August 23, 2017

For every 1 percent drop in sleep's REM phase, a 9 percent jump in odds for thinking, memory troubles, study found

Dementia Care: A Huge Financial Burden for U.S. Families August 22, 2017

Annual costs may top $320,000, study estimates

Popular Heartburn Drugs Don't Raise Risk of Alzheimer's: Study August 18, 2017

Researchers say proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec not linked to dementia

Blood Pressure Fluctuations Tied to Dementia Risk in Study August 07, 2017

But the research only found an association, not cause-and-effect connection

Midlife Behaviors May Affect Your Dementia Risk August 07, 2017

Of greatest importance are diabetes, blood pressure and smoking, researchers say

Traveling With Dementia: Tips for Family Caregivers August 03, 2017

Stick to familiar routines, advises Alzheimer's Foundation

Health Tip: Alzheimer's Affects Sleep August 01, 2017

Here's how

Noninvasive Brain Test May Pinpoint Type of Dementia July 26, 2017

In small study, electrical currents helped distinguish Alzheimer's from another form of brain trouble

Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study July 20, 2017

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

Special Training Plus Medication Might Help People With Advanced Alzheimer's July 18, 2017

Skills lost, such as dressing or bathing, can potentially be relearned, small study suggests

Dozens of Potential Alzheimer's Meds in the Pipeline July 18, 2017

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003

Can Poor Sleep Boost Odds for Alzheimer's? July 18, 2017

Studies found sleep apnea tied to higher levels of tell-tale plaques, proteins in brain

Can Daily Crossword Protect You From Dementia? July 17, 2017

Regular puzzlers score better on tests of mental function, study finds

A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia July 17, 2017

New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

Boxers, MMA Fighters May Face Long-Term Harm to Brain: Study July 13, 2017

Researchers find head injuries from fighting cause brain changes that might spur troubles later in life

How Poor Sleep Might Raise Odds for Alzheimer's July 10, 2017

A few bad nights might not hurt, but chronic sleep problems may be cause for concern, researcher says

Sleep Problems: An Early Warning Sign of Alzheimer's? July 05, 2017

Small study found an association but didn't prove link

Slowed Walking, Shrinking Brain? June 29, 2017

Seniors whose pace dropped showed shrinkage in brain region linked to memory, spatial orientation

Popular Heartburn Meds Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study June 28, 2017

New research debunks other studies suggesting that medications used to treat ulcers, reflux cause mental decline

Lifestyle Changes Might Prevent or Slow Dementia June 22, 2017

The public should be aware of this encouraging research, expert says

Sticky Brain 'Plaques' Implicated in Alzheimer's Again June 13, 2017

Researchers believe these substances form in early stages of the memory-robbing disease

'Making the Best of It': Families Face the Heavy Burden of Alzheimer's June 02, 2017

With U.S. cases expected to triple to 16 million by 2050, support for caregivers desperately needed

Alzheimer's Deaths Jump 55 Percent: CDC May 25, 2017

More patients also dying at home, with the caregiving burden falling on loved ones

Wives, Daughters Shoulder Most of Alzheimer's Care Burden May 09, 2017

Careers, finances may take a hit because of caregiving demands, researchers say

Thin People Not More Prone to Alzheimer's, Study Finds May 09, 2017

Gene-based research suggests that, instead, early stage disease might cause weight loss

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