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Category: Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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How to Help Family Caregivers


Donna Benton, research associate professor at the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, says national attention to the needs of family caregivers is long overdue.

Strength Gains and Healthy Brains


Games like crossword puzzles and sudoku are often practiced to keep brains flexing, but in the face of cognitive decline, physical strength training could also help maintain or improve cognition.

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Q&A with Teal Eich


Teal Eich, assistant professor of gerontology, is a cognitive neuroscientist who explores age-related changes in brain function.

The Big Picture


The “Alzheimer’s Exposome” framework illustrates how environmental and genetic factors interact to more fully illustrate disease risk.