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Could taking care of your gums and teeth lower your risk for Alzheimer’s later in life? Maybe, according to a new study that found a link between gum disease and dementia.
At 17, Lenny White worked in a care facility in his native Northern Ireland, washing dishes and serving food. He found he had a knack for talking with dementia patients.
We know some of the harmful effects of sleep deprivation, including an increased risk of getting into a car crash or even developing Alzheimer’s. But what happens inside of a sleep-...
January 3, 2019
by Being Patient
A dementia diagnosis is devastating. While some patients given a dementia diagnosis can enroll in clinical trials that might provide a drug to slow down the progression of the disease, most are told...
November 28, 2018
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
A new report from the Global Council on Brain Health describes the link between a positive sense of mental well-being and better brain health in people 50 and older. The report is full of helpful...
November 9, 2018
by Reader's Digest
Although there’s no cure, there are things you can do to help prevent, delay, or slow down Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
Maria Shriver moderated a panel discussion on ways to help prevent dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
March 17, 2017
by Consumer Reports
In recognition of Brain Awareness Week, Consumer Reports highlights what you can do to possibly lower your risk of getting this devastating disease.  
Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a form of leukemia.
A new study shows that a three-month course of yoga and meditation helped minimize the cognitive and emotional problems that often precede Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.