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More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease and the number is expected to rise as high as 13.8 million by 2050. Yet, according to the latest Alzheimer’s Association Facts and...
The next time you’re deciding between a halibut or a steak filet, there’s now one more reason to opt for fish over red meat. A new study published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia ...
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing a community for individuals, families and caregivers affected by Alzheimer’s disease and related...
As COVID-19 continues to spread, particularly hitting vulnerable populations like elderly in nursing homes, caregiving for a loved one with dementia may feel overwhelming. But creating a plan to...
April 2, 2020
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin - Special Issue
As the Coronavirus outbreak forces many families to stay confined at home, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is providing families affected by Alzheimer’s disease with information about...
The biology of sleep has long been a mystery. Exactly how brain and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s might be biologically connected to sleeping disorders has never been entirely clear.
Particular antioxidants in fruits and vegetables may lower chances of getting the disease
If ever there was a time to up your fitness game, the arrival of the new year and the new decade is it. But after the allure of the new gym membership wears off, our sedentary habits, more often than...
If you needed more motivation to get moving in the new year, a new study provides more evidence that exercise can help keep your brain healthy and functional, and possibly keep dementia and Alzheimer...