This program will provide an overview of the risk factors and impact of social isolation for older adults.
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Join the Rush Generations Monthly Series: Honoring Your Health Care Choices
Learn how you can plan ahead for your health care decisions.
Spread the word: Alzheimers.gov is now available in Spanish!
Whether you are living with dementia, a family member or friend, health care professional, researcher, or advocate, Alzheimers.gov is a resource for you.
Study Explores Drug Treatments for Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
A recent clinical trial, funded in part by NIA, explored the impact of two drugs, gantenerumab or solanezumab, on symptoms and Alzheimer’s disease biomarkers among people with a rare type of early-onset dementia caused by genetic mutations. Researchers conducting the study enrolled participants who had inherited these mutations. Some of the participants had mild symptoms ofContinue reading “Study Explores Drug Treatments for Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease”
Looking for Resources in Spanish? NIA Can Help!
This National Hispanic Heritage Month, explore and share NIA’s materials in Spanish.
Caring for a person with late-stage Alzheimer’s: Help with eating and swallowing
Many people in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease lose interest in eating and may experience trouble with their chewing and swallowing. If a person with Alzheimer’s is not eating enough, he or she may not be getting the nutrients they need to stay healthy. Similarly, difficulty with chewing and swallowing may lead to chokingContinue reading “Caring for a person with late-stage Alzheimer’s: Help with eating and swallowing”
Join the AgeGuide Memory Cafe’s Via Zoom!
Sing your way into Fall with AgeGuide and the Good Memories Choir!
Preventing Falls and Fractures
The risk of fallings increases as people age. Check out a few tips from the NIA to help you avoid injury from falls.
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. Continue reading to learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms.
Ways You Can Fall-Proof Your Home
Consider these tips to help avoid falls in your home: