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For nearly 25 years, the McKnight Brain Research Foundation has funded more than $180 million in research specifically targeting cognitive aging and age-related cognitive decline and memory loss through direct contributions and strategic initiatives in partnership with the four McKnight Brain Institutes and the National Institute on Aging through the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.

Through the research we support, we are committed to positively impacting those experiencing cognitive changes due to aging.

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These educational resources offer information and tips to help caregivers and those interested in learning more about brain health and cognition. They provide general information about brain health and cognition.
Our materials are not intended to replace the services of trained and qualified health professionals. If you or a loved one is experiencing signs of a memory problem, talk to a healthcare professional to find out what may be causing your symptoms and what you can do to address them.

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Cognitive Health Explained
The way your brain changes with age is part of a natural process that starts at birth and continues throughout the lifespan. While you can't prevent your brain from aging, there are steps you can take to optimize your brain and cognitive health. Read our Cognitive Aging Explained brochure to learn more.
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Keeping Your Brain Healthy
Your brain ages just like the rest of your body, but growing evidence shows there are lifestyle changes you can make to maintain your cognitive and brain health later in life. Read our Keeping Your Brain Healthy brochure to learn about the changes you can make to keep your brain healthy.
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Tip Sheet

Top 10 Tips for Healthy Aging

Download our tip sheet for steps you can take to promote healthy aging and good brain health.
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