High blood pressure damages small blood vessels in your brain, but lowering your blood pressure might help protect you from dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Taking hormone replacement (HRT) during menopause has some risk, but there are good reasons to take the medication. Here’s what you should know.
Many conditions can cause reversible dementia, from alcoholism to depression, or the problem could be something more complicated. Learn more about diseases that mimic dementia.
Friends influence your happiness and habits as you age — whether you smoke, drink, work out, stay thin, or become obese. Strong friendships become more powerful.
If you're a man, the benefits of a sauna may be cutting your risk of heart attacks and developing dementia by more than half. Here's what you should know.
The health of your gums may play a role in the health of your brain. Research suggests gum disease may be a factor in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Once you are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s important to create a plan for yourself and your heirs. Learn about legal and financial planning for Alzheimer's.
African Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia than white Americans. Hispanics face one-and-a-half times the risk.