A-Z Health Topics Index
2014-2015 Alzheimer's Disease Progress Report: Advancing Research Toward a Cure
Read about the latest Alzheimer’s and dementia research funded by NIA, part of NIH. The report describes advances in brain science and research collaboration.
Caring for Yourself: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s? Learn how to get help from family, friends, and others. Care for your own physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Changes in Intimacy and Sexuality: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Learn how to cope with changes in a relationship as Alzheimer’s or another dementia progresses. Find out about changes in intimacy, sexuality, and sex.
Daily Activities: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
People with Alzheimer’s dementia can stay active. Support them in activities that involve food, music, exercise, dance, gardening, and even cleaning.
Forgetfulness: Knowing When to Ask for Help
Learn the difference between mild forgetfulness and more serious memory loss diseases, such as Alzheimer's, and try these memory improvement tips.
Frontotemporal Disorders: Information for Patients, Families, and Caregivers
Get an overview of frontotemporal dementia, primary progressive aphasia, and related movement disorders, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and caregiving.
Going Out: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Get tips to help a person with Alzheimer’s dementia be active. Learn about planning trips to restaurants or to a mall, art museum, park, or theater.
Going to the Hospital: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Going to the hospital can be stressful for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Know what to expect and what to do in the ER and upon admission.
Grooming and Dressing: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Read tips to help someone with Alzheimer’s dementia with grooming, dressing, health, and care of nails and teeth—at home or at a barber or hair salon.
Healthy Eating: Alzheimer's Caregiving Tips
Healthy foods like fruit and vegetables can help people with Alzheimer’s dementia. Get tips to maintain health and weight and keep a cooking routine.