There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.
Alzheimer's disease creates physical, mental and emotional challenges. Here are some tips for making your home physically safer when caring for someone with Alzheimer's.
It can be frustrating, even heartbreaking, when your parent has dementia. These tips on routines, communications and coping with emotions can help.
A gene related to Alzheimer's disease may start to show effects on brain structure and mental sharpness as early as preschool, a new study suggests.
Green tea is less processed than most teas and therefore has many health benefits, including high levels of antioxidants and polyphenols.
A long-used drug called methylene blue may rev up activity in brain regions involved in short-term memory and attention, a small study suggests.
Brain-challenging jobs—especially ones focused on people—may help shield a person's mind against the ravages of age-related dementia, a new study finds.
Men who lose Y chromosomes from their blood cells as they age may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.
Older people who have memory and thinking problems may get a slight benefit from exercise, a new study suggests.