Too Often, Caring for Aging Parent Means Trouble at Work

En Español MONDAY, July 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many adults with full-time jobs who care for an aging parent face significant work disruptions and lack employer support, a new study finds. Work disruptions range from mild, such as adjusting work hours, to...

Ageism Disappears When Young and Old Spend Time Together

By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Ageism is pervasive throughout society, and harmful to young and old alike. But a new study finds some simple steps can help erase it. Mixing younger and older people in various...

Do Memory Problems Always Mean Alzheimer’s Disease?

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. But not all people with memory problems have Alzheimer’s. Share this infographic and help spread the word about what memory problems are...

What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

Scientists believe that many factors influence when Alzheimer’s disease begins and how it progresses. Increasing age is the most important known risk factor for Alzheimer’s. The number of people with the disease doubles every 5 years beyond age...