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Join the Global Community in Recognizing World Alzheimer’s Day

This Monday, September 21, is World Alzheimer’s Day. This special day is coordinated by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI), the umbrella organization of Alzheimer’s associations around the world.…


Memory Loss Isn’t the Only Alzheimer’s Symptom to Look Out For

Memory issues are a hallmark symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, but new research indicates that the younger a person is when they start developing the disease, the more likely they are to experience cogn…


Need Some Inspiration? This Musician with Alzheimer’s Just Won a Grammy

Glen Campbell won his sixth Grammy this past Sunday, proving that the human spirit is more powerful than any kind of medical diagnosis. “I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” co-written by Campbell and Julian R…


Fighting Alzheimer’s, One Song at a Time (Video)

Fans of the television show The Voice will remember sultry songster, Chris Mann, who placed fourth in the second season of the popular singing competition. He’s also appeared in several episodes of Gl…


Avoid These Foods if You Want to Prevent Diabetes of the Brain

Nearly 12 million older Americans (65 years and older) suffer from diabetes, the seventh leading cause of death in the U.S. More than five million older Americans have Alzheimer's disease, the sixth l…


This is How Much Alzheimer’s Care Could Cost You

There's a lot you can buy for $4,000—a month's rent on a three-bedroom apartment in New York City's Upper East Side, a 2005 Volvo S40, a six-person, 270 gallon hot tub. But if you're a caregiver to a …


5 Things People with Alzheimer’s Want to Tell You

To honor National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, we asked men and women who are living with Alzheimer's to share their thoughts on what they'd like to tell the world: I've been diagnosed, no…


The Alzheimer’s Myth Most People Believe

Is Alzheimer's a normal part of aging? If you are someone who is prone to being swayed by public opinion (as opposed to science) you would answer this question incorrectly--with a "Yes"--along with…


The Shocking Alzheimer’s Revelation that Could Impact 600,000 Americans

Memory loss is often regarded as the hallmark of Alzheimer’s, but more than 10 percent of Alzheimer’s patients have little or no trouble with their recall, according to a surprising, new Mayo Clinic r…


Alzheimer’s May Be Killing 6 Times More Americans Than We Think

The number of Americans dying from Alzheimer’s disease may be hundreds of thousands more than current statistics indicate, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. In 2010, expe…


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