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Alzheimer's Prevention Diet: 11 Foods that Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer's

Want to know what to eat to decrease your risk of Alzheimer's? Try these 11 foods for better brain health and functioning.

What's the Difference between a Medical Power of Attorney and a Guardian?

Learn about the important differences between guardianship and being designated as a medical power of attorney.

Is Alzheimer's Disease Infectious? Can I Catch It?

Ever wonder if Alzheimer's disease is contagious? Learn how the disease's brain proteins act in an infectious manner at times.

What Is Attention and How Is It Affected by Dementia?

What is attention, and how it is affected by Alzheimer's disease and other kinds of dementia? Can it be improved with medications?

What Is an Alzheimer's (Memory) Cafe'?

Sometimes called memory cafe's, Alzheimer's Cafe's provide a fun way for people with dementia and their caregivers to support others.

How to Cope When Your Loved One with Dementia Doesn't Recognize You

What should you do when your loved one with Alzheimer's doesn't remember who you are? How should you respond if she's afraid of you?

What Is the 7 Minute Screen?

Is a test that takes only seven or eight minutes enough to determine if you have Alzheimer's disease?

What Is the Enhanced Cued Recall Test?

Learn what the enhanced cued recall test is, how it's administered and if it's accurate in identifying Alzheimer's and mild cognitive impairment.

Does the Mediterranean Diet Impact Brain Health and Memory?

Does what you eat make a difference? Learn what research says about how a Mediterranean diet can affect cognitive functioning and risk for dementia.

7 Reasons to Participate in a Clinical Trial for Alzheimer's Disease

Clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, by their very nature, have risks. So why should you even consider participating in one?

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