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Explore the changes in the brain that cause Alzheimer’s, symptoms, disease stages, diagnosis, and treatment. Also includes advice for caregivers and a list of other resources.
Forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging, or it can be related to health issues, some of which can be treated. Read about common causes of memory problems and what to do about serious memory issues, such as dementia.
Get practical, easy to read advice for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease. Topics include dealing with the diagnosis and tips for communication, bathing, eating, sleep problems, medications, stages of the disease, and more.
Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging This comprehensive, 104-page handbook offers easy-to-understand information and advice for at-home caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease. It addresses all aspects of care, from bathing and eating to visiting the doctor and getting respite care.
Although Alzheimer's disease currently has no cure, recent research results point toward a day when it might be possible to delay, slow down, or even prevent this devastating brain disorder. This 24-page booklet describes the latest NIA-funded research about prevention of Alzheimer's disease and age-related cognitive decline, from physical exercise and diet to social engagement and cognitive training. Also included are tips for staying healthy as you grow older.
Learn about joining an Alzheimer’s disease clinical trial or study, and why participating in research is important in our search for treatments and cures. Find out what it’s like to participate, questions you should ask, and what you can expect.
What’s the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory problems? Find out about memory problems, including Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and how to get help for serious memory loss.
Find information for those recently diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers about healthcare and financial planning, advance directives, and where to go for legal help. Also includes a list of steps to take and other resources for advance planning.