Your Alzheimer's Community
If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it causes us to face the uncertainty of our own future. While there is no cure or treatment for the disease, there are positive lifestyle choices we can make now that will reduce our Alzheimer’s risk later.
Learn more about how you can prioritize prevention and promote better brain health in your everyday life.
Reducing Your Own Alzheimer’s Risk
Over 5.5 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and that number is excepted to drastically increase by 2030.
In a recent survey, 66% of people over the age of 50 Read more
Exercise is known for having many mental and physical benefits, including improving brain health and lowering the risk of diabetes, heart disease and stress. Physical exercise is a relatively loose term, however, open for a wide range of interpretation.
To find out more about the type of physical activity that is best for Alzheimer’s prevention, read more about what the experts do to promote brain health.
Fitness Tips From the Experts
Dr. Richard Isaacson, Director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at NYP/Weill Cornell Medical Center, recently interviewed a panel of fitness experts about exercising to promote brain health.
The expert Read more