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Black Adults Face Delays in Parkinson’s Diagnosis and Treatment

One man living with the disorder offers advice on how to overcome disparities


Dr. Sanjay Gupta's 5 Simple Steps to Nourishing Your Brain

Use the S.H.A.R.P. method to kick-start a healthy way of eating

The Best Superfoods for Your Brain

An overall healthy diet is best, but a few foods stand out for their brain-health benefits

Normal Memory Loss vs. Memory Problems

Brain blips happen to all of us, but sometimes they can signal something more concerning

Walking 9,800 Steps a Day May Cut Dementia Risk in Half

Faster pace, even with fewer steps, may also offer brain benefits, research suggests

3 Reasons Hearing Loss May Increase Dementia Risk

Could hearing aids help protect the brain? (Adapted from AARP's 'Hearing Loss for Dummies')

The Surprising Impact of Racism on the Brain

New research suggests discrimination is linked to memory decline in middle-aged adults

5 Exercises That Can Keep Your Brain Sharp

Physical activity can boost memory, improve thinking, even lower dementia risks

5 Things to Know About Concussions

Risks are higher for older adults, and sometimes the warning signs are easy to overlook

4 Reasons You Should Get a Cognitive Screening

You check your blood pressure and cholesterol — why not check your brain function too?

Take a Trip Could Benefit Your Brain Health

Researchers suggest travel therapy may benefit adults living with dementia

Flu Vaccines Tied to Lower Alzheimer's Risk

More research finds an association between the annual shot and a reduced likelihood of dementia

How Menopause Messes With Your Brain

Research is revealing the toll falling estrogen can take on brain health

What Black Adults Need to Know About Stroke Risk

Preventing and recognizing signs of the medical emergency are key


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

How to Protect Your Brain Health Now

The pandemic can be hard on your memory, too. Here, from a new report, are tips for building resiliency

What Living With Dementia Feels Like

Individuals detail their symptoms in the early stages of the disease


8 Habits That Are Good for Your Brain

Knowledge is power, but commitment is key when it comes to making brain-boosting changes

Sanjay Gupta’s Prescription for Brain Health

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

What Is Mindfulness? And Why It Might Make You Happier

Focusing on the present moment can help you quiet anxiety and find perspective

Supplements for Brain Health Panned in New Report

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

7 Surprising Secrets to a Good Night’s Sleep

Tips to help you avoid the nightmare of tossing and turning

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