• 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
  • Fact Sheet

    Best Practices for Healthy Vision

    Many factors impact the health of the human eye. Even if disease is already present, following these recommendations can help your body be its healthiest and, in some cases, slow the progression of the disease.

    February 16, 2016
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