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Alzheimer's treatment and Alzheimer's care go hand in hand. There's no cure -- yet. But as you'll see here, there's a lot that can be done.

Treatment

Learn how medications, sensory therapy, alternative medicine, and more can help Alzheimer's symptoms.

Get the details on medications used to treat Alzheimer's.

Alzheimer's patients may become agitated. Here's how Alzheimer's agitation can be treated.

Tomorrow's treatments depend on today's patients enrolling in clinical trials. Click here to find out what you need to know about Alzheimer's clinical trials.

Alzheimer's research promises future treatments. Here's a peek into the crystal ball.

Care

Here's how to make home a safe place for a person with Alzheimer's disease.

Putting a relative in a nursing home is a difficult decision. You'll have to weigh social, financial, and personal issues. Read about some of the factors you should think about when making this decision.

There are many types of care available for families dealing with Alzheimer's disease.

Here's a checklist for checking out assisted-living facilities for people with Alzheimer's disease.

After an Alzheimer's diagnosis, take care of legal issues as soon as possible. Here's how to get started.

Financial planning is a must for a person with an Alzheimer's diagnosis. Here's how to get started.

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