Dementia & Alzheimer's
Learn more about dementia and Alzheimer’s and how research is discovering the lifestyle factors that may be key to prevention.
How Super-Agers Avoid Dementia
Genes play a role, but so do lifestyle factors, according to a recent study of centenarians.
Healthy Heart = Healthy Brain for Seniors?
Tending to your cardiovascular health may ward off dementia in seniors, a recent study says.
The Cognitive Benefits of Cataract Surgery
Untreated cataracts could contribute to dementia and depression, according to recent research.
The Sleep-Memory Connection
Quality sleep may help prevent Alzheimer's, according to recent research.
PUMPING IRONY: Brain Drain
A new study suggests that my hearing problems could cause my brain to give up some of its cognitive functions.
Breakthroughs in understanding dementia are leading to new healthcare approaches. Nutrition, lifestyle, and sleep may be the keys to prevention.
Can Gut Bacteria Affect Alzheimer’s Disease?
New research finds the microbes in your gut may play a major role in escalating the chronic brain disease.
Can Aducanumab Help Treat Alzheimer’s?
Many scientists and Alzheimer's researchers are not so sure.
Build a Healthier Brain by Building Expertise
New study suggests that rigorous training may prevent neurodegenerative diseases.
6 Ways to Improve Your Memory and Recall
Staving off memory loss requires more than just exercising your gray matter.
How Do I Talk to Someone With Dementia?
The key, say experts, is to adapt your communication in these five ways.
Living With Hope
When her husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, one woman made a commitment to make every day they had together meaningful and precious.
Supporting Brain Health With Nutrition
Healthy Gut, Healthy Brain
A neurologist explains the power of your microbiome to heal and protect your brain.
The foods you eat can have a major effect on your brain’s health.
Comfort Food for Your Brain
What you feed your body, you also feed your brain — sometimes to its detriment. Learn how to nourish your gray matter for more balanced moods, clearer thinking and a more fulfilling life.
The Care and Feeding of a Healthy Brain
Enhance your brain function with four recipes designed to invigorate mood, memory, and cognition.
Supporting Brain Health With Exercise
How Fitness Can Improve Your Brain and Mental Health
Moving your body can help you sharpen your focus, improve your mood, and more.
This Is Your Brain on Exercise
The benefits of physical activity are more than muscle-deep. Moving your body builds and conditions your gray matter, making you smarter, happier, and more resilient.
Can Exercise Build Brain “Muscle”?
Yes, according to recent research — and it might also help reduce the neuroinflammation connected with Alzheimer's.
Can Taking a Walk Help the Aging Brain?
Regular walks can help improve the brain's white matter, according to a recent study.