NIA Announces a Summer Virtual Meeting Series to Engage the Dementia Care Community

As part of the annual Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias events hosted by NIH, NIA was set to host the 2020 Dementia Care, Caregiving, and Services summit this past March. While the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing guidance kept us…

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Check out the latest in aging advances, research, and events happening at NIA: Brain Donation: A Gift for Future Generations — Brain donation helps researchers study brain disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, which affect millions of people. Learn…

Healthy Volunteers, People with Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia Caregivers Needed for Clinical Trials

Interested in volunteering for research on Alzheimer’s, related dementias, and cognitive health? Search for clinical trials and studies near you with NIA’s Clinical Trials Finder. New and featured studies Click on the trial name for details, including contact information. Behavior/Symptom Management Insomnia Therapy for People Living With Dementia and Their Caregivers (Atlanta, GA) Caregivers Online Self-Management…

Check out NIA’s Resources for Dementia Caregivers

The National Institute on Aging is committed to supporting research and developing materials to help caregivers of persons with dementia. You can find free online information to help you in your caregiving journey on topics including: Managing behavior changes Tips for everyday…

From the NIA: Help Us Improve Dementia Care and Caregiving

Evidence review on dementia care and caregiving intervention now available for public comment Melinda Kelley, Director, NIA Office of Legislation, Policy, and International Activities (OLPIA) In 2018, NIA embarked on a collaboration with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality…

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Looking for the latest updates on COVID-19? Visit www.coronavirus.gov to learn how to prepare and protect yourself and what to do if you get sick. Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute…

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH. Predicting Alzheimer's disease progression— NIH Research Matters reports that PET scans of tau tangles in the brain, but not amyloid…

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH: Lower handgrip strength associated with cognitive impairment— NIH-funded study links low handgrip strength to higher likelihood of cognitive impairment in…