There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.
Rates of Alzheimer's disease are higher in women than in men, and researchers now think they know why.
Dementia is now one of the leading killers in the United States, with the rate of deaths linked to the disease more than doubling over the past two decades.
Being a caregiver is challenging under the best of circumstances, but caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease presents its own unique set of concerns and problems.
If your memory starts slipping, your gender may play a role in whether or not you are diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.
A new study warns that when young people with a family history of Alzheimer's disease have memory lapses, it could be an early sign of something serious.
With so many people affected by Alzheimer's disease, many people are looking for information about any kind of brain health intervention. And they may fall prey to pseudomedicine.
There's growing evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores also may cause Alzheimer's disease.
A woman's fertility might help predict how likely she is to develop dementia later in life, two new studies suggest.
Alzheimer's disease is a concern for many menopausal women, and yet most do not consider taking hormone replacement therapy, even though estrogen can significantly delay Alzheimer's.
Women make healthy choices for their bodies every day but rarely think about their own brain health. Here's what we should be doing to care for our most important organ.
This study shows that as the U.S. population increases, the number of people affected by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias will rise.
The U.S. population is aging, and with the aging population comes more cases of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. AARP invests in efforts to "disrupt dementia."