In-depth

Alternative medicine

Pet therapy

Complications

Alzheimer's sleep problems

Coping and support

Adult day service

Alzheimer's and holidays

Caregiver stress

Caregiving: Dealing with the strain on your marriage

Long-distance caregiving

Definition

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

Prevention

Home safety tips for Alzheimer's caregivers

Risk factors

Depression

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.

Symptoms

Alzheimer's or depression: Could it be both?

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.

Memory loss: When to seek help

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Diagnosing Alzheimer's

MRI

Positron emission tomography scan

Sharing Alzheimer's diagnosis

Treatments and drugs

Alzheimer's drugs

Alzheimer's: 7 tips for medical visits

Alzheimer's: New treatments

Dec. 22, 2015
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