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The Truth About Preventing Memory Loss

Doing puzzles and taking supplements aren’t going to cut it. The good news? Warding off dementia is probably easier than you think.

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Your Parent With Dementia Needs Help, but Won't Admit It

Here’s how to maintain their dignity and offer choices.

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Ask Better Questions for Better Alzheimer’s Screening

A small study suggests dementia screening test question wording can be confusing and/or trigger emotional responses in many older adults, affecting results.

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Alcohol and Dementia Risk: Moderation Really Is Key

People who abstain from alcohol or have more than 14 alcoholic drinks per week in middle age are both more likely to develop dementia — for different reasons.