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.
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Brain’s waste removal system may offer path to better outcomes in Alzheimer’s therapy
Lack of sleep in middle age may increase dementia risk
Dr. Andrew Singleton to direct new NIH intramural research effort for Alzheimer’s and related dementias research