• By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
  • More than 7 Million

    people will have Alzheimer's disease in the United States by 2030.
  • It may take more than15 years & $1 billion

    to bring a treatment or cure to market.
  • What IsMacular Degeneration

    Looking up-close at the macular region of a health eye, an eye affected by dry macular degeneration, and an eye affected by wet macular degeneration.
  • What happens to your brain duringAlzheimer's Disease?

    Track how nerve cells and the brain change from healthy to affected by mild and then severe Alzheimer's disease.
  • More than3 million

    Americans aged 40 and older have glaucoma. It is estimated that the number will double to 6 million people by 2050.
  • Brain Anatomy & Limbic System

    Learn more about which parts of the brain are affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
  • Fact Sheet

    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.

    April 5, 2016
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