A comprehensive overview of dementia and brain health, including cutting-edge research, symptoms and causes, and practical tips for caregivers.
Caregiving for dementia is full of delicate situations. Knowing how to word your responses to hard questions can improve your relationships. Start with this list.
The test, which is not yet available to the public, has potential to detect Alzheimer’s decades before symptoms appear.
Twenty minutes—or less—a day of breaking a sweat is all you need to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia.
Having a person with dementia forget your name is among the most painful parts of the illness and caregiving. A veteran caregiver shares stories to help you feel less alone and tips for handling the hurt.
Here’s how to maintain their dignity and offer choices.
Check your medicine cabinets—a new study found that anticholinergic drugs may make you more likely to develop dementia down the line.
Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.
People with vascular dementia may have sudden confusion, difficulty understanding a conversation, or speaking. Eileen discusses what happened when her father developed the condition.
People with chronic periodontitis that can lead to tooth loss have a 6 percent higher risk of dementia than people who don’t have gum disease.
How to breach the delicate issue of when siblings don't pitch in? Here are some practical pointers that help save your health and relationships.
It’s not unheard of to enjoy a glimpse of your elder as they were before. Carol Bradley Bursack shares how to cherish these thrilling moments of clarity.