Alzheimers DiseaseInfo Center
Several diseases may factor into an older, gravely ill person’s death. Alzheimer’s may be one of those diseases, but it might not be listed as the primary cause of death.
Patients with Alzheimer’s disease sometimes have severe agitation that needs to be managed with medication. A new study found that one medication could be a good treatment.
If you're not a big fish eater, you may be missing out — or at least your brain might be missing out on a helpful nutrient found in fish oil.
As Alzheimer's disease becomes more prevalent, researchers are looking for new ways to treat the condition. A new study hints that a simple vitamin might help slow the disease.
As research continues to progress with Alzheimer's disease, scientists are looking for information about what might contribute to it. They recently found one possibility.
People with dementia who live at home require a significant amount of medical and personal care. Unfortunately, the needs of those patients and their caregivers may often go unmet.
Dementia, a condition that affects memory and thinking abilities, is most often associated with aging. New research has found there may be a link between dementia and heart disease.
Dementia is not a normal part of aging, but the risk of issues like memory loss does increase with age. As the population ages, many are pushing for more awareness of conditions related to memory loss.
While the chances of developing age-related macular degeneration or Alzheimer’s disease increase with age, older adults who develop one of these diseases are not necessarily at a greater risk of developing the other.
Keeping blood pressure in check is high on the priority list for many older people, mainly because blood pressure tends to rise with age. And blood pressure that's out of whack can signal a serious health problem.