When Sandy Bem found out she had Alzheimer’s, she resolved that before the disease stole her mind, she would kill herself. The question was, when?

The Last Day of Her Life

When Sandy Bem found out she had Alzheimer’s, she resolved that before the disease stole her mind, she would kill herself. The question was, when?

Cognitive changes make it more difficult to meet life’s demands, but while there’s no going back, there are ways of fighting a decline.

As We Age, Keys to Remembering Where the Keys Are

Cognitive changes make it more difficult to meet life’s demands, but while there’s no going back, there are ways of fighting a decline.

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research.The discovery will allow scientists to quickly, cheaply and easily test drugs that might stop the process in the first place.

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research

Breakthrough Replicates Human Brain Cells for Use in Alzheimer’s Research -- The discovery will allow scientists to quickly, cheaply and easily test drugs that might stop the process in the first place.

The researchers found that African Americans may be even more affected because they experienced far more stressful events than white people during their lifetimes.

Stressful experiences can age brain 'by years', Alzheimer's experts hear

Stressful experiences can age brain 'by years', Alzheimer's experts hear Child’s death, divorce or job loss linked to poorer cognition in later life, study finds, with African Americans more susceptible

Even loose adherence to the newly created ‘MIND’ plan has a noticeable preventive effect

Follow the MIND diet to stave off Alzheimer’s

Even loose adherence to the newly created ‘MIND’ plan has a noticeable preventive effect

Some people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease showed improved physical abilities and slowed memory loss from a walking program.

Frequent, Brisk Walks May Aid Those With Early Alzheimer’s

Some people with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease showed improved physical abilities and slowed memory loss from a walking program.

Regular, brisk walks improved thinking skills in older people with a common form of age-related memory loss.

A 1-Hour Walk, 3 Times a Week, Has Benefits for Dementia

Regular, brisk walks improved thinking skills in older people with a common form of age-related memory loss.

The latest Alzheimer's research has a clear theme: Change your lifestyle to protect your brain.

Michael Gendy: C. Gendy continues to exercise after participating in a Wake Forest School of Medicine study that found aerobic activity may lower a risk factor for developing Alzheimer’s. (Cagney Gentry/Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center via AP)

The theory of a more holistic approach is that the brain thrives on continuous stimulation, which can include exercising, laughing and socializing.

For Effective Brain Fitness, Do More Than Play Simple Games

The theory of a more holistic approach is that the brain thrives on continuous stimulation, which can include exercising, laughing and socializing.

Dementia: What are the early warning signs and symptoms?

Dementia: What are the early warning signs and symptoms?

According to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, some people are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Way Forward | The National Academies Press

Preventing Cognitive Decline and Dementia: A Way Forward

These 3 lifestyle changes could keep dementia away, study suggests

These 3 lifestyle changes could keep dementia away, study suggests - National

What we can learn about keeping businesses healthy from the industry responsible for keeping us healthy: healthcare

The Alzheimer’s Reading Room: A Great Resource for Caregivers

The Alzheimer's Reading Room: A Great Resource for Caregivers

The Alzheimer’s Reading Room: A Great Resource for Caregivers

Exercise Helps Slow Down Memory Decline

Exercise Helps Slow Down the Decline of Memory

A simple walking regimen can slow memory decline in people who already have cognitive problems, suggests a new study

Life doesn't end when Alzheimer's begins. That's the message the Alzheimer Society of Canada wants people to remember, as it launches a new social media campaign aimed at reducing the stigma associated with the disease.

Still here: Alzheimer Society launches campaign to end disease stigma

Study sheds light on how stress may raise risk of Alzheimer's - Medical News Today

Cells compact their DNA when starved of oxygen, nutrients - Medical News Today

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