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The Power of Music on the Brain

An important new report from AARP's brain health experts

    

Music and the Brain

Is a New Treatment for Alzheimer's on the Horizon?

Aducanumab, Biogen's promising but controversial drug, inches closer to FDA approval

New Platform Aims to Speed Up Alzheimer's Discoveries

Novel treatments could emerge from increased access to data by researchers

Speaking Second Language Daily May Benefit Brain Health

Study finds onset of mild cognitive impairment may be delayed among 'active' bilinguals

Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines May Lower Alzheimer's Risk

New research finds an association between vaccinations and a reduced likelihood of dementia

5 Myths About Brain Health and Aging

From pills to puzzles, the Global Council on Brain Health separates fact from fiction

Loneliness During Pandemic Can Lead to Memory Loss

Experts say some isolated older adults are exhibiting signs of dementia

Women and the Brain

Dementia's Gender Disparity: The Challenges Facing Women

Report provides tips on how to reduce dementia risks and ease the caregiving burden

What's Behind Women's Increased Risk of Alzheimer's

Research shows how men's, women's brains may experience it differently

Changing the Conversation Around Women and Dementia

AARP supports programs that inform and engage women about their brain health

Hilary Swank, Blythe Danner Soar in Alzheimer's Film

Their landmark movie on caregiving is heartbreaking, inspiring, funny and true

Roberta Flack's Second Take on Debut Album 'First Take'

Singer talks about 50th anniversary release and music's impact on stroke recovery

Videos

Choir Helps Stroke Survivors Regain Their Voice

How Music Can Keep Your Brain Healthy

Music Improves Mood for Alzheimer's Patients

Conditions

Delirium: The Complication You've Never Heard Of

For older adults, this condition can hit hard during routine hospital stays

This Is What The Coronavirus Can Do to Your Brain

Doctors are seeing strokes, seizures, loss of smell, other neurological symptoms in virus patients

This Is What a Having a Stroke Feels Like

Survivors' stories shed light on their warning signs, symptoms and what to do

Wellness

Sanjay Gupta’s Prescription for Brain Health

Medical reporter says lifestyle changes are the key to people's resilience

Take Care of Your Mental Health During The Pandemic

New problems may arise as the coronavirus crisis continues to progress

Are You Ready to Give Meditation a Try?

A beginner's guide to quieting the mind in a time of great stress

Supplements for Brain Health Panned in New Report

AARP collaborative council finds little value — but lots of expense — in would-be memory boosters

The Top 5 Superfoods That Can Feed Your Brain

Memory-boosting nutrients that you could easily work into your diet


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