How new treatments might rewrite "the long goodbye."
There are many different types of dementia. Your loved one's treatments will depend on the type they have.
Lewy body dementia (LBD) is one of the most common types of dementia, after Alzheimer’s disease. It usually happens to people who are 50 or over.
Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) is a type of dementia that happens because of damage to the frontal and temporal lobes of your brain.
Pick's disease is a kind of dementia similar to Alzheimer's but far less common. It affects parts of the brain that control emotions, behavior, personality, and language.
Dementia is the name for a group of brain disorders that make it hard to remember, think clearly, make decisions, or even control your emotions. Alzheimer’s disease is one of those disorders.
Scientists need to do more research to find out for sure. But a number of studies show there are benefits to staying mentally active.
Alzheimer's is a disease that robs people of their memory.
Nearly everyone with Alzheimer’s disease will eventually have the same symptoms -- mempry, confusion, trouble with once-familiar tasks, and making decisions.
Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease is a form of the progressive, memory-robbing brain condition that appears in people before the age of 65.
Your top questions about Alzheimer's, answered.