Nearly half of 50- to 64-year-olds think they’re likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, but few have talked to a doctor about what they can do to reduce their risk, and many use unproven tactics.
Clinical trials are exploring how to treat people for dementia before symptoms strike. People are desperate to prevent it, but what does the science say?
Many people in their 50s and early 60s buy supplements or do puzzles in hopes of staving off memory loss.
More than 1 in 10 have had genetic tests ordered by a doctor or ordered them directly, a new survey finds. Others say they’re interested, but many have concerns.
An online tool designed to help people care for loved ones with dementia, and avoid or minimize the troubling behaviors that the condition can spark, has had a promising initial test run.