Your Brain Health Matters
Dementia isn't inevitable — it's not even part of normal aging. While adults may experience some age-related memory changes, most will never have dementia, the umbrella term for memory-related conditions including Alzheimer's. Here are the steps you can take to reduce your risk.
Test Your Brain Health Knowledge
Nearly two-thirds of Americans worry about dementia and Alzheimer's disease. But nearly half could not pass a quiz about cognitive health. Can you?
Your Dementia Risk
Learn what puts you at risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Brain Health Quiz
Test your cognitive health knowledge in our Brain Health IQ Quiz and see how you fare against other Americans.
About the Survey
Find out how Americans responded when we asked them about their Brain Health knowledge and concerns.
By the Numbers
Americans worry about dementia, but few are taking steps to tackle their risk. View the results of our survey.
Brain Health Strategy
Dr. Lara Hitchcock describes how she helps her patients lower dementia risk with her five factors for brain health.
If you or a loved one is showing signs of forgetfulness, you should talk to your primary care doctor.
How do you plan for the cognitive decline of a loved one? Start by talking to their doctor.
Dementia is an umbrella term for lots of conditions that affect cognitive decline. Learn what dementia includes.
Lower Your Risk
How can you lower your dementia risk? Start by staying socially active, exercising and eating healthy.
COVID & Your Brain
Studies show that extreme social distancing can cause cognitive health issues. Learn how to protect yourself
Exercise & Your Brain
Exercise doesn't just build muscles and your cardiovascular health — it's a serious boost for your brain.
Exercise does many good things for your brain, including helping prevent brain shrinkage.
Stress & Your Brain
Exercise can help reduce your stress and anxiety, and at the same time, protect your brain.
Nutrition & Your Brain
The diet you eat and how much you weigh can play a major role in your risk for dementia.
Your Brain & Booze
Regular, heavy drinking can permanently alter your brain function. But research shows some may benefit from light drinking.
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