Latest News

do dopa mucuna supplements work?

Dopamine Bean: Do Dopa Mucuna Supplements Work?

By Simon Spichak, MSc | August 16th, 2022

A trendy dietary supplement called dopa mucuna appears to contain dangerously high levels of a dopamine-boosting drug called levodopa. Researchers warn of unintended side…

More Articles

Upcoming LiveTalks


The Quest for Treatments and Cures


Diversity & Dementia

Jalisco mutation, Andres Martin, alzheimer's
By Susanna Granieri | July 15th, 2021

The Jalisco Gene: A Military Pilot’s Story

Andres Martin, 34, discovered he has the Jalisco mutation—a rare genetic mutation that causes early-onset familial Alzheimer’s. Here’s how it unlocked a mystery about…

More Articles


Being Patient Recommends

More Articles


Better Brain Health

More Articles


Caregiving Corner

Lynn Hallarman, late-stage dementia, Paula
By Nicholas Chan | August 2nd, 2021

Caregiving and Late-Stage Dementia

Palliative care physician Dr. Lynn Hallarman shares her own family’s journey caring for her late mother with dementia before and during the outbreak of…

More Articles


Faces of Alzheimer's

More Articles


Patient and Caregiver Perspectives

andrea couture, alzheimer's

Andrea Couture

Andrea Couture is the author of “Embracing What Remains,” a memoir about balancing motherhood and daughterhood following her father’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis.  When my father,…

Lisa Marshall

Lisa Marshall

April 23, 2021 Lisa Marshall is a caregiver to her husband Peter, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s.  Lying on our bed, I sunk…

dementia humor

Marlene Jaxon

February 8, 2021 Marlene Jaxon was a caregiver to her mother with Alzheimer’s and the author of “Jinx!: Laughing in the Face of Alzheimer’s.” …

Renee Harmon

Dr. Renée Harmon

February 1, 2021 Dr. Renée Harmon was a caregiver to her husband and the author of “Surfing the Waves of Alzheimer’s.”  Loving and caring…

See All Voices