Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's disease, the most common type of dementia, damages parts of the brain involved in memory, intelligence, judgment, language, and behavior. Almost half of people afflicted with Alzheimer's are between 75 and 85, although a rare, inherited form of the disease can affect people in their 40s. While the loss of cognitive ability is irreversible, the rate of disease progression varies by individual.

The Best Memory Boosters for Women

Our 10 memory-boosting tricks will have you remembering where you parked the car in no time.

How Old Will I Be When My Memory Starts to Go?

A study in the Journal of Neuroscience found that older people failed to recognize someone they’ve seen once 43 percent of the time. Scientists think your memory may start to go between ages 40 and 60.

15 Ways to Boost Your Memory in Your 30s, 40s, 50s, and Beyond

Trying chopsticks, a Rubik’s cube, or a Wii could be simple, fun ways to stay sharp for life.

Need a Memory Boost? Try These Quick Tips

Need a memory boost? Try a few of our helpful hints to jumpstart your brain.

Does Stress Affect Memory?

Expert tips on how to keep your memory sharp when stressed.