• 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
  • Fact Sheet

    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.

    February 9, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    Alzheimer's Prevention: Nutrition & Lifestyle

    Alzheimer's disease is a complex disorder, for which there is currently no known prevention or cure. Although there is preliminary data to support the benefit of some interventions, nothing at this time has definitively been shown to prevent Alzheimer's disease or other dementias.

    January 5, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    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.

    January 5, 2016
  • Fact Sheet

    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.

    November 9, 2015
  • By 202040 million

    People will have visual impairments from advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
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