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Sprint for Discovery: New Dementia and Cardiovascular Findings

For the first time, a large, randomized clinical trial has demonstrated a significant reduction in the risk for developing mild cognitive impairment and dementia through the treatment of high blood pressure.

 

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New Evidence: Blood Pressure and Dementia

Honor a Caregiver

November is National Family Caregivers Month.


 

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The Holidays and Alzheimer's

For families living with Alzheimer's and other dementias, the holidays can be challenging, but with planning and adjusted expectations, your celebrations can still be happy, memorable occasions.

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Traveling Tips

If a person has Alzheimer's or another dementia, it doesn't mean he or she can no longer travel, but travelling will require planning to ensure safety and enjoyment for everyone.

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10 Signs of Alzheimer's

Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer's or another dementia. If you notice any of the warning signs in yourself or someone you know, please see your doctor.

Know the 10 Signs

Our Vision:

A World Without Alzheimer's Disease®

Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.

Learn About Our Efforts to End Alzheimer’s

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia. It causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Learn About Alzheimer's & Dementia

Help and Support

You are not alone. Whether you are living with Alzheimer's or caring for someone with the disease, information and resources are available. 

We're Here to Help

Get Involved With the Alzheimer's Association

Together, we are stronger! Explore the many ways to join the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

Make an Impact

Advancing Alzheimer’s Research

As the world's leading nonprofit funder of Alzheimer's research, the Association is accelerating the field toward solutions for the global Alzheimer's crisis.

Efforts We Lead

Keep Up With Alzheimer’s News and Events

The first survivor of Alzheimer's is out there, but we won't get there without you.

Join the Fight

Learn how Alzheimer’s disease affects the brain.

Take the Brain Tour

Don't just hope for a cure. Help us find one. Volunteer for a clinical trial.

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