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Disrupt Dementia

Sparking bold new solutions for the world's brain health crisis

Why You Shouldn't Avoid Talking to Your Doctor if You Have Concerns About Dementia

New AARP research suggests stigma clouds our understanding of cognitive health

     

AARP's Support of Dementia Research and Treatment Spurs Innovation

The Dementia Discovery Fund now backs 18 companies seeking treatments

     

7 Things to Do After 50 for a Healthier Brain

Researchers are racing to find a treatment for dementia, but everyday habits can lower your risk

What to Know About Alzheimer's Disease

Early symptoms, warning signs and stages of the condition — plus, what the latest drug news means

Cleaner Air Could Be Better for Your Brain

Emerging research links improved air quality to reduced dementia risks

5 Things to Know About the New Drug Aducanumab

Doctors weigh in on Biogen's newly approved dementia treatment, brand name Aduhelm

Why Dementia Can Be Different for Latinos

Certain signs and symptoms disproportionately impact Hispanics, new research suggests

Take Control of Your Brain Health With Staying Sharp

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

Could COVID-19 Increase Your Risk of Dementia?

A new global study of more than 40,000 coronavirus patients aims to find out

3 Reasons Dementia Cases Could Triple by 2050

An aging population plus trends in obesity and chronic disease drive predictions of spike

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

Caregiving for a Loved One With Dementia or Alzheimer's

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

Memory Cafes Offer Activities for People With Dementia

Meeting spots provide comfortable spaces for caregivers and their loved ones

12 Tips for Traveling With a Loved One Who Has Dementia

A daughter plans a family vacation with her dad's Alzheimer's in mind

'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

Banish Caregiver Burnout by Keeping Loved Engaged

Find tasks and activities to make those with memory challenges feel useful

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

How to Care for Someone With Dementia

Sanjay Gupta, neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent, provides tips

Dementia Doesn’t Stop This Travel Enthusiast

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