Dementia

Dementia

Not Sleeping Well? Watch Your Dementia Risk

If you’re short on Zzzs, don’t just shrug it off. Poor sleep is now being associated with dementia risk. Here’s what the research tells us…

Alzheimer's

What’s Your Real Risk for Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer's is among the most dreaded diseases, but your family history may be less important than you think. Learn why here...

Alzheimer's

What Your Eyes Say About Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Alzheimer’s disease has been notoriously difficult to diagnose. Now, researchers have found an eye scan that may change that…

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Marriage May Help Keep Dementia at Bay

A good marriage is linked to plenty of health benefits—but this one could be a surprise. Read on to learn how tying the knot may help your brain…

Alzheimer's

Lessons from a Dementia Coach

These tips from a dementia coach can improve care for a loved one with dementia at home–and help you cope, too.

Dementia

Why Is Your Loved One Suddenly So Paranoid?

Increased paranoia is common among the elderly…but it is not a normal part of healthy aging. Here, what might be causing it…and what you can do about it.

Alzheimer's

Questions to Ask If You Are Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease

A diagnosis of Alzheimer's can be terrifying. But the more you know about what to expect, the better off you'll be. Ask your doctor these questions.

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Cut Your Dementia Risk by 25%

“Lifestyle programs” that aim to cut dementia risk by changing a single behavior such as exercise have flopped. But combining healthy habits? Success!

Alzheimer's

Dirty Air and Dementia

Fine particulate pollution, mostly from autos and power plants, is a bigger risk factor for dementia than we knew. Here's how to protect yourself.

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What’s That Mean? Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, is not the only kind. Learn about types of dementia, including vascular, Lewy bodies and more…

Alzheimer's

Best Supplements for Alzheimer’s Disease

Taking brain-targeted nutritional and herbal supplements daily can lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's

A Treatable Brain Disorder That’s Often Mistaken for Alzheimer’s

A shuffling gait, incontinence, a mind that’s less sharp than before…they seem like early signs of dementia, but they might be something more treatable.

Alzheimer's

A Sniff Test for Alzheimer’s Disease

An easy-to-take commercially-available"sniff" test greatly improves the diagnosis of those most likely to develop Alzheimer's. Should you take it?

Alzheimer's

What’s Causing This Inappropriate Laughter?

A good belly laugh feels good. But when a person laughs (or sobs) at inappropriate times or can’t seem to stop, it may signal a serious condition.

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Could Dementia Villages Come To The US?

Amazing things happen when people with dementia have the freedom to do things they enjoy, in familiar environments, surrounded by…