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5 Health Conditions That Can Cause Stroke-Like Symptoms

Regardless of the cause, doctors say it’s important to seek immediate medical attention


What Living With Parkinson’s Feels Like

Three people share their experiences of living with the disease — and its early symptoms

Alzheimer’s Treatment Gets Full FDA Approval

The medication can help slow the progression of the disease

Normal Memory Loss vs. Memory Problems

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

5 Ways Walking Can Boost Your Brain Health

Research suggests you should lace up your shoes and hit the road

3 Reasons Hearing Loss May Increase Dementia Risk

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

Finding a Culturally Sensitive Health Care Provider

A doctor who respects your beliefs and understands your background can benefit your health

Black Adults Face Delays in Parkinson’s Care

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

Constantly Constipated? It Could Be Bad for Your Brain

New research highlights the connection between gut health and brain health

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

Can Vaccinations Save Your Brain?

There’s growing evidence that getting your shots can lower dementia risk

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