When considering how aging is affecting your parents, consider Activities of Daily Living (ADLs).

The test detects levels of beta-amyloid, a protein linked to the neurodegenerative condition. A build-up of beta-amyloid can become a sticky plaque which is thought to block signaling between cells at synapses and cause Alzheimer's disease.

Here’s a to-do list for preventing dementia, new research suggests: Ditch red meat, take a brisk walk to the grocery store, do the Sunday crossword and stick to one glass of wine at dinner.

Scientists are closing in on a long-sought goal — a blood test to screen people for possible signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. It is the goal of Mountain Home Care to educate and assist families who are dealing with this disease.