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Family caregivers and professionals are invited to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease research, treatments and developments at a seminar next month.

Al Weaver was unhappy with his living situation, but he didn't know what to do. A widower with Parkinson's disease, Al was staying at an independent-living facility in Silver Spring, Md., and he didn't like it one bit. He tried visiting his daughters, spending a week with one, then the other…

Alzheimer's disease has stalked Paula Acosta Marks of Austin, Texas, since birth, and now she knows: She will be the last member of her immediate family left to remember what it did to them.

Perhaps you've heard about a recent report identifying copper as a possible contributor to Alzheimer's disease: In a study published last month in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers at the University of Rochester found that mice who were given trace amounts of d…

Question: As his caregiver, how can I tell if my father's memory loss is just a natural part of aging, or if it's the early stages of Alzheimer's disease? At what point should I take him to be seen by a physician?

By age 60, more than half of adults have concerns about their memory. However, minor memory lapses that occur with age are not usually signs of a serious neurological disorder, such as Alzheimer's disease, but rather the result of normal changes in the structure and function of the brain.Bu…

Question: Can you recommend some good brain-fitness computer games designed to help seniors keep their minds sharp? I love to play solitaire on my computer but I'm interested in expanding to some other games that can benefit my mind and memory - Forgetful Frank