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It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. Recently, billionaire Bill Gates has announced his commitment to changing that.

The Ivey is committed to staying abreast of the latest discoveries in the race to cure Alzheimer’s disease. Recently, a critical molecule in the neurodegenerative disease was finally mapped. A new study published this month in Nature marks a key …

For years, The Ivey has been preparing for a progressive increase in families needing support — and for good reason. A new study suggests that Alzheimer’s disease begins destroying the brain years before mental deterioration is detected. This finding means …

Our Cultural Arts Therapy program is a foundational part of The Ivey’s model of care. Hence, we adore this latest creation by dedicated Alzheimer’s advocate, Maria Shriver: “Color Your Mind,” a coloring book she developed in collaboration with neurologists, psychologists …

Our founder, Lynn Ivey, had the foresight to build a walking path around The Ivey’s mountain lodge-inspired building. And for good reason. As recently reported in The New York Times, a new study published in April in the British Journal …

Rudy Tanzi, Ph.D., director of the Alzheimer’s Genome Project and a leading researcher in the field at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, summarizes some of the things people can do right now to help protect their brain from …

Research led by the College of Optometrists finds that people with dementia are more likely to require vision correction than their counterparts by Emily McCormick The prevalence of visual impairment is higher among people with dementia from compared to the …

Home-based occupational therapy may help reduce behavioral problems in dementia patients, resulting in a decrease in the amount of informal care needed and easing the burdens of caregivers, according to a new French study published in the …

Breakthroughs in understanding dementia are leading to new healthcare approaches. Nutrition, lifestyle, and sleep may be the keys to prevention. by Michael Dregni Some days, Greg O’Brien doesn’t recognize his wife. Other days, he mistakes his family or his friends. …

Scientists peered into the brains of mice and saw something about Alzheimer’s they hadn’t seen before. By Sarah DiGiulio As many as 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease today, and that number could more than triple by 2025. …

‘Weight may accelerate aging of brain,’ studies show By Brigid Titgemeier, MS, RDN, LD In functional medicine, Alzheimer’s disease is often referred to as type 3 diabetes because studies show that glucose intolerance leads to an increased risk of developing …

Your morning cup of joe may have effects that reach beyond getting you alert and ready for the day. Researchers at Indiana University identified 24 compounds that can increase the brain’s production of an enzyme that could …

Research finds distinctive language deficits in people with mild cognitive impairment, a precursor to dementia by Hannah Devlin Rambling and long-winded anecdotes could be an early sign of Alzheimer’s disease, according to research that suggests subtle changes in speech style …

Older adults who started sleeping more than nine hours a night — but had not previously slept so much — were at more than double the risk of developing dementia a decade later than those who …

What it’s like for a cheerful caregiver shouldering the responsibility of a family member living with Alzheimer’s. You won’t believe it!