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How to Stop Getting Distracted

Learn how to build concentration after 50


Don’t Shy Away From Cognitive Screening

Early intervention is key - quick tests check for thinking and memory issues

What Does it Feel Like to Have Dementia?

Individuals detail their symptoms in the early stages and how they live with the disease

Can Ultrasound Treat Alzheimer’s?

Researchers are studying the impact of this treatment impact on the brain

Predicting Life Span After Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

A simple quiz may be able to help to determine longevity for patients

How Menopause Messes With Your Brain

Research builds on how menopause affects brain health

5 Brain-Boosting Exercises You Can Try Today

Moving more can improve brain health as well as physical health

A Journalist With Alzheimer’s Shares His Journey on Film

Meet the man behind the inspiring documentary ‘Have You Heard About Greg?’

Alzheimer's Researchers Eye Precision Medicine

Variety of tailored treatments could be the future of dementia care

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

Maintaining Friendships Despite a Dementia Diagnosis

Adjust communication and let your friend set the tone for interaction

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

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


Choir Helps Stroke Survivors Regain Their Voice

How to Care for Someone With Dementia

Music Improves Mood for Alzheimer's Patients


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


Pet Ownership May Delay Cognitive Decline

Human-animal bond keeps the brain sharp for those over 65, researchers say

Sanjay Gupta’s Prescription for Brain Health

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

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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