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Alzheimer's and dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is the mostly commonly diagnosed form of dementia in older adults. Learn more about the disease, including diagnosis and treatment, and find tips and resources for caregivers and people living with dementia.

Related topics: Alzheimer’s causes and risk factors, Alzheimer’s symptoms and diagnosis, Alzheimer’s treatment, Alzheimer’s caregiving

11 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Learn the facts about common myths surrounding Alzheimer’s disease. Find out how you can help advance NIA’s research on new diagnostic, treatment, and prevention options.
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Tips for Living Alone with Early-Stage Dementia

These tips for people living alone with Alzheimer's disease or a related dementia are designed to help people cope with changes in memory and thinking, prepare for the future, and stay active.
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About the ADEAR Center

Find out how the Alzheimer's and related Dementias Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center can help you with answers and resources.
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