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What causes memory problems?
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Memory Problems: Forgetfulness, Stress or Alzheimer’s Dementia?

What causes memory problems as we age? Are we experiencing mild cognitive impairment? Or is it the early stages of Alzheimer's? As we age, we face what we perceive as memory problems. We have memory lapses, we may have a hard time remembering…
Three new modifiable risk factors have been reported by The Lancet Commission. Reducing dementia risk.

Reducing Dementia Risk: 3 New Modifiable Factors Identified

The Lancet Commission identified 3 new modifiable risk factors for dementia. Find out how to use these findings to keep your brain healthy as you age.
What is the link between diabetes and Alzheimer's dementia? Let's talk about these two inflammatory diseases.
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Diabetes and Alzheimer’s: Is There a Connection?

What is the link between diabetes and Alzheimer's dementia and how is this connection explained? Is there a connection between diabetes and Alzheimer’s dementia? Research has shown that those living with diabetes are at greater risk…
As ethnomusicologist Jennie Gubner, Ph.D. explained in a talk about the power of music in dementia, anyone can benefit from thinking about the relationship between music, culture and wellness. In the context of dementia caregiving, music can promote wellness for both the caregiver and the person living with dementia.
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The Power of Music in Dementia Care: Music and Brain Health

Music has the power to transcend time and space and it allows us to connect to our past. - Jing Xia As ethnomusicologist Jennie Gubner, Ph.D. explained in a talk about the power of music in dementia, anyone can benefit from thinking about…
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…