Exercising with Alzheimer’s disease and Related Dementias

Being active and getting exercise may help people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias maintain a healthy weight and have regular toilet and sleep habits. If you are a caregiver to a person with dementia, consider exercising together to make…

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…

5 Tips to Make Everyday Tasks Easier With Early Stage Dementia

Many people with early-stage dementia continue to successfully manage their everyday activities. But it’s important to look ahead to a time when performing daily tasks will be harder. The sooner you adopt new strategies to help you cope with changes,…

News from the NIA: Controlling High Blood Pressure Can Reduce Dementia Risk

Investigators examined long-term data from four different countries and found that treating high blood pressure with medication not only improves older adults’ cardiovascular health, but also can reduce their risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.The global team of scientists, coordinated…