Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease can affect one’s memory and more. Read about the first signs, symptoms, treatment, prevention and more.

I Was Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s—Here’s How My Life Has Already Changed

When Deborah Waskow was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, she planned to make the most of the time she has left with her family. Here's her story.

12 Signs You Could Have Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease

Early-onset Alzheimer's disease starts before age 65, with symptoms like memory loss. Doctors reveal the other telltale signs to watch...

10 Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Every Adult Should Know

If you or a loved one experiences these subtle but possibly serious symptoms of memory loss, confusion, sleeplessness, and trouble...

15 Things No One Tells You About Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be both challenging and rewarding. Here's what caregivers and other people need to...

The Stages of Alzheimer’s: How the Disease Really Unfolds

This is what caregivers can expect from loved ones at each stage of Alzheimer's disease.

13 Things Neurologists Do to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease has no cure, but ongoing research shows promise for reducing the risk and delaying the onset of this...

Eating This Fruit Daily Could Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease, New Evidence Shows

University of Cincinnati researchers found people who regularly consumed this bright berry experienced better memory...and less depression.

New Research: This Soothing Activity May Reduce Alzheimer’s Symptoms, Say Neuroscientists

Chances are, you already do it for pleasure. Now research says it may stimulate beneficial areas of the human brain.

New Study: Getting These 3 Vaccines May Reduce Your Alzheimer’s Risk by 30%

Promising new research from the University of Texas suggests this might be one more reason to make sure you're up-to-date...

The 5 Biggest Beliefs About Getting Alzheimer’s That Aren’t True, a Gerontologist Says

If you imagine a worst-case scenario regarding your Alzheimer's risk, a doctor specializing in geriatric health might put your...

New Study: This Behavior Could Be a Sign of Dementia in Your Dog

It's so hard to watch a beloved pet slow down. Research from North Carolina State University reveals one key...

New Harvard Study: In Addition to Its Heart Benefits, Olive Oil May Reduce Dementia Risk by 28%

New Harvard insight reinforces past data suggesting this Mediterranean mainstay is brilliant for your body—and now, your mind.

New Study: This Activity Could Lower Your Future Dementia Risk 11%

July 2023 research in Australia reveals the power of little brain challenges to lower your dementia risk later in life.

New Study: This Hot Beverage May Delay Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease

The Cleveland Clinic and Harvard have praised this drink's healthy perks. Now Italian research indicates that steaming cup you love...

5 Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease Most People Aren’t Aware of, Say Doctors

Following Tony Bennett's death from the disease that affects an estimated 7 million Americans (and countless loved ones), experts share...

This Popular Exercise May Delay Onset of Alzheimer’s Disease, Says New Study

New research from the University of Maryland reveals an intriguing connection between a workout you might already love, and enhanced

This Harmonious Hobby Could Reduce Your Dementia Risk, Says New Study

Explore how a classic discipline could be a powerful tool against dementia, according to a new study from leading...

Over 50? Using the Internet for This Long Each Day Could Reduce Dementia Risk, Says New Study

Daily scrolling, clicking, and browsing could be more beneficial than you realize. New research points to the Internet as...

New Research Says More Sex Could Slow Alzheimer’s Risk

Can a vibrant sex life be your secret weapon against memory decline? New research suggests there might be a...

This Nightly Habit May Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk, Says New Study

New dementia research from UC Berkeley could persuade you to change your sleep habits.

Increasing Your Intake of This Mineral Could Lower Your Dementia Risk, Says New Study

A new study finds the connection between magnesium and dementia risk. Here's how enjoying a bite of dark chocolate can...

Research Shows This Gross (but Common) Behavior May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk

Data suggest 91% of us discreetly engage in this unalluring habit. A scientist explains the surprising dangers that a...

Why Your Eyes Could Be Key to Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Your eyes aren’t just the windows to your soul. New research confirms growing evidence that Alzheimer's can be detected with...

This Simple New Blood Test Can Detect Alzheimer’s Risk with 96% Accuracy

Alzheimer's disease often begins a decade before you show symptoms. "Ideally, we'd like people to be screened for...

What Is Frontotemporal Dementia? Bruce Willis’ Condition, Explained.

This rare type of dementia comes in many different subtypes, resulting in specific and individualized symptoms.

What We Know About Lecanemab, the New Alzheimer’s Drug

The medicine offers hope for patients who have struggled to find effective treatments.

Eating This Every Day May Help Fight Dementia, Says New Study

An apple a day? Quite possibly: research has linked a particular category of foods with improved brain health, among...

4 New Breakthroughs in Alzheimer’s Research with Unprecedented Results, according to Doctors

With new treatments and new knowledge, we may be reaching a new era of hope for Alzheimer's disease.

Here’s How Much TV May Increase Your Dementia Risk, Says New Study

The study also identified one downtime activity that can help your brain stay sharp.

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This Man Battled Dementia for 20 Years Before Finding a Solution

For two decades, Stanley White battled mental fog, falls, and urinary incontinence. Finally, he got a diagnosis—a little-known—but treatable—brain disorder...

This Woman’s “Dementia” Turned Out to Be a Treatable Brain Condition

It took years for doctors to discover that this woman's walking, incontinence, and cognitive problems were due to a treatable—and...