Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. It is a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. It is not a normal part of aging. Learn more about the disease, and get news, tips, and resources for caregivers and health care professionals below. Find resources in Spanish here.
In the News
New genetically modified mouse model mimics multiple aspects of human Alzheimer’s disease
NIH unveils new online tool to improve Alzheimer’s clinical trials recruitment
Study links younger age of onset of type 2 diabetes to increased risk of dementia