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Will We Ever Find Cure for Dementia?

AARP's $60 million investment supports research into promising treatments

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Maintaining Friendships Despite a Dementia Diagnosis

Adjust communication and let your friend set the tone for interaction

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Dementia: Warning Signs for Family Caregivers

How to spot early indicators that your loved one may have Alzheimer’s or dementia

AARP Is Good for Your Brain Health

Take Control of Your Brain Health With Staying Sharp

Our program uses the latest science to help strengthen your brain and sharpen your memory

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Dementia's Cost: Report Outlines Burdens for Women

Plus, tips on how to reduce risks and ease and manage family caregiving

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Test for Alzheimer's Disease Moves Closer to Reality

Researchers believe game-changing screening will be available to doctors in two years

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The Next Frontier in Alzheimer’s Research

Exploring an explosion of new possibilities, including eye scans, gene editing and sound training

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Flu, Pneumonia Vaccines May Lower Alzheimer's Risk

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

Actor and comedian Robin Williams

A Look at the Disease That Devastated Robin Williams

Lewy body dementia, as shown in new documentary, is a common and often misdiagnosed condition

QUIZ: Is It Dementia or Normal Memory Loss?

Quiz: Is It Normal Memory Loss or Early Dementia?

Worried about your memory? Test your knowledge of the difference between symptoms

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Look to the Global Council on Brain Health for Trusted Info

Get the latest scientific insights about what older adults can do to maintain their brain health

Supporting Family Caregivers

Man with dementia sits on his bed while his adult son comforts him and holds his hands

Caregiving for a Loved One With Dementia or Alzheimer's

Tips for dealing with the unique challenges that can come with memory loss

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Memory Cafes Offer Activities for People With Dementia

Meeting spots provide comfortable spaces for caregivers and their loved ones

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Memory Care: Specialized Support for Patients

The right facility can improve safety and quality of life for a loved one with memory problems

Irene Taylor Brodsky, Tahria Sheather, Jonas Brodsky, Paul Taylor and Sally Taylor from 'Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements' pose for a portrait in the Pizza Hut Lounge in Park City, Utah on January 26, 2019 in Park City, Utah.

'Moonlight Sonata' Director on Dementia, Deafness and Hope

Irene Taylor Brodsky's documentary reveals her dad's Alzheimer's challenges and her deaf son's triumph

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Glen Campbell's Widow Writes Their Life Story

New book details battle with Alzheimer's disease and what caregivers need to know

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Caregivers Confront the Stigma of Dementia

Help family and friends have better understanding of the illness

Video Spotlight

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Giving an African American Face to Alzheimer’s

Brian wants to raise awareness of the increased Alzheimer's risk for African Americans

Jane Krakowski Opens up About Her Father's Dementia

The actor hopes that her late father’s story will bring comfort to others and promote further research

Dementia Doesn’t Stop This Travel Enthusiast

Laurie is an avid adventurer fighting dementia. Find out how she overcomes everyday obstacles