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Sleep and dementia prevention. Dr. Matt Huentelman, Ph.D., on the relationship between sleep and brain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Find out more about the importance of good long nighttime sleep and brain health.
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Sleep and Dementia Prevention: Improving Brain Health

How does poor sleep increase the risk for Alzheimer's? Does lack of sleep cause Parkinson’s dementia? Discover the impact of sleep on brain health. Lack of sleep doesn't cause Alzheimer's disease, but it can increase your risk. Especially…
An early onset Alzheimer's caregiving story as told by Eric García "Uncle SCotchy", son of a Cuban immigrant and a Jewish mother.

A Powerful Early Onset Alzheimer’s Caregiving Story

When Eric’s mom was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, he moved back from San Diego to Miami to care for her. Eric wanted to honor the memory of his mom by sharing his early onset Alzheimer’s caregiving story with us. And we asked…
Leslie Martin highlights the importance for people of color to participate in dementia research.

Alzheimer’s Stories: Interview with Leslie Martin, Author of “Forgotten Tomorrows, Crazy Todays”

Today, we interview Leslie Martin, author of “Forgotten Tomorrows Crazy Todays”, a memoir of her life as an Alzheimer’s caregiver, wife, mother and struggling standup comedian. This is the first in a series of interviews with real…
Is Alzheimer's genetic? Many people get Alzheimer's disease in the absence of any family history. So, it isn't surprising to get Alzheimer's disease with no history of it in your family.

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease: Know the Risk Factors

We don't know with certainty what causes Alzheimer’s disease. This is why scientists are still very interested in studying Alzheimer's dementia. Even though we may not know what causes Alzheimer's disease yet, there are some things we…
How do brain cells die in Alzheimer's? Click to find out.

How do Brain Cells Die in Alzheimer’s? What are Amyloids?

Discover what happens inside of the brain in Alzheimer's disease. How do brain cells die? What are beta-amyloid plaques and tau tangles exactly? Every day we are closer to understanding how brain cells die in Alzheimer's…
Roasted chicken with carrots, onions, oregano, thyme and potatoes. There's nothing boring about this poultry dish. The MIND diet is one of the easiest to follow and will help you eat away at cognitive decline.
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Why Everyone is Obsessed With the MIND Diet

The MIND diet ranks among the top heart-healthy diets and is one of the easiest to follow. Its goal: to lower the risk of dementia and improve cognitive health. In their quest to identify the best dietary patterns for brain health, research…