Read the latest in 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: Some Alzheimer's biomarkers differ by race, NIA-funded study finds—An NIA-supported study finding racial differences in some Alzheimer’s biomarkers suggests…

What’s being tested to prevent or treat Alzheimer’s

The National Institute on Aging (NIA), supports a widening range of research studies in people to find answers about how to prevent or treat Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia - from drug development, to lifestyle and caregiving interventions, and more.…

Managing Medicines for a Person with Alzheimer’s

People with Alzheimer's disease may take medicines to treat the disease itself, mood or behavior changes, and other medical conditions. Caregivers can ensure that medicines are taken safely and correctly. Here are some tips to help you manage medications for someone…

Get the Latest News on Aging and Alzheimer’s

Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH: Drug combo removes senescent cells, restores cell growth in obese mouse model—The senolytic drug combination of dasatinib and quercetin…

Spread the Word about Alzheimer’s and Related 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. Drugs and Supplements…

What’s the connection between Alzheimer’s and Down Syndrome?

A message from the National Institute on Aging... Many, but not all, people with Down syndrome develop Alzheimer’s disease when they get older. Scientists are conducting basic studies, biomarker studies, and clinical trials to better understand why some people with…

Help prevent falls in people with Alzheimer’s

Here is a message from the National Institute on Aging:   People with Alzheimer’s may not see as well as they used to, making it a problem to navigate around the house safely. Here are some changes you can make…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia in Libraries: How we Support Patrons and their Care Partners

The following information was provided by Jill Skwerski, Community Engagement Librarian at the Evanston Public Library:   Please join us for the next Community Engagement Networking Group meeting, to be held Thursday, November 8, 9:30-11:30am at the Naperville Public Library,…

What are biomarkers and how do they help detect dementia?

From the National Institute on Aging: Biomarkers are measures of what is happening inside the living body, shown by the results of laboratory and imaging tests. Biomarkers can help doctors and scientists diagnose diseases and health conditions, find health risks…

Caring of Caregivers Organically (CoCO): Health Study for Latinas Caring for Family Members with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

When an individual faces Alzheimer's disease or related dementia (ADRD), those who assume caregiver roles are also affected in the trajectory of providing care. Consequently, it is crucial to also consider the caregiver’s health and well-being as they may forgo…