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    Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease

    Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are medications that can help control or delay its symptoms for some time, particularly in the early stages of the disease.

    Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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    Alzheimer’s Disease: Facts & Figures

    Every 66 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer's. It is estimated that nearly 500,000 new cases of Alzheimer's disease will be diagnosed this year. Get the facts about Alzheimer's disease—the most common form of dementia.

    Friday, May 13, 2016
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    Caregiver & Alzheimer's Support Groups

    In most cases, the primary caregiver of someone with Alzheimer's disease will be a loved one, a spouse, adult child, or close companion. View our comprehensive list of Alzheimer's disease support groups so you can get the support you need.

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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    Healthy Living with Alzheimer’s Disease

    A combination of social, mental, and physical stimulation is the best medicine for a healthy life. Even after a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, stimulating activities should be continued and modified as needed. Regular exercise and a nutritious diet are also important for Alzheimer’s patients. Here are a few ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle, which can help patients cope better with the impact of this disorder.

    Tuesday, January 5, 2016
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    Glaucoma Resources for Patients and Caregivers

    This list is compiled by National Glaucoma Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program. Resources and information that provide products, services, and other support for people with glaucoma and their families.

    Wednesday, January 6, 2016
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    Macular Degeneration Resources for Patients and Caregivers

    This list is compiled by Macular Degeneration Research, a BrightFocus Foundation program. Resources and information that provide products, services, and other support for people with macular degeneration and their families.

    Tuesday, December 29, 2015
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