Alternative medicine

Pet therapy

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


Alzheimer's sleep problems

Coping and support

Adult day service

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.

Caregiver stress

Long-distance caregiving

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


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.

Lifestyle and home remedies

Mediterranean diet recipes

Give your diet a healthy kick with these Mediterranean recipes.


Home safety tips for Alzheimer's caregivers

Risk factors

Alzheimer's genes

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


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.


Alzheimer's or depression: Could it be both?

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

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.

Tests and diagnosis

Diagnosing Alzheimer's disease

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


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

Positron emission tomography scan

Sharing Alzheimer's diagnosis

Treatments and drugs

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.

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