Dementia is a degenerative condition that progresses at different rates and affects the memory.
Dementia is a catchall word for a group of diseases, despite common perception to the contrary.
During Black History Month, the Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter is collaborating with Columbia University and the Collaborative for Alzheimer’s Disease Research (CADRE) on programs featuring Black dementia researchers.
Recent studies about Alzheimer’s have focused on risk factors associated with the disease and how consumers can potentially protect themselves from cognitive decline.
While recent studies have found that factors like weight and exercise can contribute to the likelihood of consumers developing dementia, a new study explored how mental health can also play a role.
Experts from the Alzheimer’s Association believe dementia does likely not increase a person’s risk for COVID-19, the respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus.
As the elderly population increases, mental health therapy for seniors is becoming an increasingly vital requirement.
In a Q&A created with Alzheimer’s Association, we were excited to hear from Alzheimer’s Association Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer, Carl V. Hill, PhD., MPH.
A Silver Alert has been issued for Zaida Nadal, a 66-year-old black female from the area of West 140th Street and Riverside Drive in Harlem, NY.
In honor of Black History Month, the Alzheimer’s Association is offering a free live webinar “Alzheimer’s & Dementia Conversations: Changing the Face of Research” on February 1, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (LCPA) today announced its fall/winter programming, reflective of its artistic vision, featuring a mix of collaborations with constituents across Lincoln Center and a focus on genres historically underrepresented on campus.
In a study published today in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai paint a first-of-its-kind nationally representative portrait of the health care needs of older homebound Americans.
Experiences of structural, interpersonal, and institutional racism are associated with lower memory scores and worse cognition in midlife and old age.
Assisted living offers seniors long-term housing and personal care services.
PBS today announced the ten talented home cooks who will be showcasing their culinary expertise in The Great American Recipe.