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Adult day service

Is an adult day service right for your loved one? Get the facts about adult day services.

Alzheimer's and holidays

Celebrating the holidays with a loved one who has Alzheimer's? Consider your loved one's needs, but don't forget about your own.

Alzheimer's drugs

Alzheimer's genes

What role does genetics play in developing Alzheimer's? Are you at risk?

Alzheimer's or depression: Could it be both?

Alzheimer's and depression have some similar symptoms. Proper treatment improves quality of life.

Alzheimer's sleep problems

Your loved one's sleep is important — and so is yours. Here's help getting a good night's sleep.

Alzheimer's stages

Alzheimer's disease can last more than a decade. See what types of behaviors are common in each of the stages as the disease progresses.

Alzheimer's: 7 tips for medical visits

If your loved one has Alzheimer's, you probably have many questions — and limited time with his or her doctor. Here's help making the most of medical visits.

Alzheimer's: New treatments

In the continuing search for new Alzheimer's treatments, scientists are focusing on ways to interrupt the disease at its earliest stage.

Caregiver stress

So busy caring for a loved one that you fail to care for yourself? Try these tips for preserving your own health and well-being.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Depression

Take control of your mood and health. Explore the many depression treatment options and learn coping skills.

Diabetes and Alzheimer's

Diabetes may increase your risk of Alzheimer's. Reduce this risk by controlling your blood sugar. Diet and exercise can help.

Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease

How is Alzheimer's diagnosed? Why is it important to get a diagnosis of memory problems?

Early-onset Alzheimer's

When Alzheimer's begins in middle age, misdiagnosis may be more likely. This rare form of Alzheimer's affects work, finances and family.

Home safety tips for Alzheimer's caregivers

Long-distance caregiving

Long-distance caregiving requires careful planning. Understand what you can do to help your loved one from afar.

Mediterranean diet recipes

Give your diet a healthy kick with these Mediterranean recipes.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Pet therapy

Therapy animals can provide comfort during illness and help speed recovery.

Positron emission tomography scan

Sharing Alzheimer's diagnosis

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