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In the U.S., Alzheimer’s screening blood tests are now available as another tool that can provide highly accurate, direct evidence of amyloid buildup in the brain earlier and faster than before.
Researchers are examining a connection between COVID-19 infection and an increased risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. Although the link seems clear, the reasons behind it are not.
The foods we eat play a critical role in regulating everything in our bodies. From mood to physical functioning, we know that a healthier diet can protect cognitive function while also improving other aspects of health.
Women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s disease (AD), comprising approximately two-thirds of all Alzheimer’s patients as well as the majority of caregivers for Alzheimer’s patients.
Sleep expert Brendan Lucey, MD, says sleep disturbances can contribute to a wide number of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.
A three-part series on behavioral effects of Alzheimer's disease and treatments that target those symptoms.
Learn about BrightFocus Foundation's support of Dementia Friendly America's grassroots movement to make cities and towns across the country welcoming places for those with dementia.
A person with Alzheimer’s can have great difficulty when undergoing a medical procedure, or during a hospital admission. Learn some helpful tips for talking with medical professionals about the special needs of your loved one.
It is not at all unusual for families to find themselves feuding when confronted with all the decisions of caring for an elder with Alzheimer's, or other long-term diseases of aging. Caregiver stress can run high and emotions can become frayed, but professional and objective guidance and resources are available for those who seek it. The resources mentioned in this article are good starting points for families who find themselves in this position.
This article discusses the most common type of dementia, resulting in 60 - 80 percent of all cases of dementia diagnoses.