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  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

    Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a method of stimulating the brain with electricity to treat some types of severe mental…

  • Nourish Your Brain

    A healthy brain is just as important as a healthy body. Many of the things you do to keep your…

  • Brain Training for Seniors

    Exercising your brain as you age is important and may help delay the onset of dementia.

  • Alzheimer's Disease

    Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia. The symptoms are associated with physical and functional changes in the brain.

  • Dementia

    Dementia isn’t a disease. It’s a group of symptoms that can be caused by brain damage. It’s not related to…

  • Depression and Alzheimer’s Disease

    Depression is very common among people who have Alzheimer dementia. They may become depressed when their memory and ability to…

  • Caregiver Stress

    Caregivers provide care for people with chronic medical conditions. It can be challenging, and they often experience stress and get…

  • Caring for a Relative Who Has Dementia

    Learn how caregivers can help address some of the behavior problems common in people who have dementia.

  • Mad Cow Disease

    Mad cow disease is an extremely rare disease spread by eating beef from a diseased cow. It progresses quickly and…

  • Planning for the Future After a Diagnosis of Dementia

    After a diagnosis of dementia, it’s important for family members to talk about plans for care and support, and to…