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
Scientists use human-derived brain cells to develop more realistic ‘disease-in-a-dish’ models of Alzheimer’s
Physical activity associated with slower cognitive decline in people with high levels of tau protein
Precision medicine data dive shows water pill may be viable to test as Alzheimer’s treatment