Topic: Alzheimer's Disease


Aging & Caregiving in the News

In this issue: back pain can shorten life; fighting ageist "microagressions"; apathy in people with memory loss.

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Seniors are most affected during wildfires; Alzheimer's caregivers should make exercise a priority; women less likely to receive CPR.

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Interesting research on heart health, the dementia diagnosis, and solving the mysteries of why we fall.

Should I Be Worried About My Memory?

Most of us worry, at least a little bit, when we notice those so-called senior moments — lapses of memory that may signal a serious problem, but more often are harmless and even treatable.

Aging & Caregiving in the News

In this issue: senior safety on the bus, understanding the results of Alzheimer's tests, and lowering our fall risk with yoga.

Puzzle: Resolve to Protect Your Memory in 2018

Give your brain a workout and find 20 memory-promoting words in this wordfind.

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Imaginary memory problems could lead to the real thing; good news about coffee; and a warning about "holiday heart attacks."

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Avoid the Dirty Dozen Enemies of Brain Health

Experts say lifestyle choices play a big part in cognitive wellness as we grow older. Check out this rogue's gallery of things to avoid.

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease 101: The Difference, and Why It Matters

Most people who develop dementia will be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease — but it's important to know that there are other causes of dementia, and the treatment may be different

Aging & Caregiving in the News

Older Americans Month 2017; doing crafts protects the brain; many seniors missing out on protection against shingles.

Aging and Caregiving in the News

Texting affects the "sixth sense" that protects us while driving; family may notice a loved one's memory loss first; do you have "gamer's thumb"?

Aging and Caregiving in the News

The value of elders; exercise protects against Alzheimer's disease; when to collect Social Security

Aging and Caregiving in the News

Seniors and robots; the value of giving advice; report shows Alzheimer's caregivers suffer financial hardship.

Aging and Caregiving in the News

Super Bowl loss can be hard on the heart; ageism linked to dementia; how well do seniors find healthcare information online?