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The National Institute on Aging (NIA) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) leads the Federal Government’s research efforts on Alzheimer’s. 

Information for Students on Alzheimer’s and Aging: Find fact sheets, frequently asked questions, and easy-to-read health information below.

Infographics on Issues Related to Aging: NIA’s infographics tell a visual story about aging research and aging-related issues.

Aging and Alzheimer’s Publications


Social Media Toolkits:

The Brain donation toolkit increases ability to understand the etiology and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

Science of Sleep holds Facebook Live Q&A’s and graphics that share information about sleep across the lifespan.

Social isolation and loneliness toolkit centers around the physical, mental, cognitive, and emotional health of older adults with hopes to reduce social isolation and loneliness.


Follow NIA on Social Media: Twitter @NIHAging, Facebook @NIHAging, and YouTube National Institute on Aging.