Patient Resources


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.

Explore Our Resources

We offer these resources to help your patients and caregivers learn more about brain health and cognitive aging. Please share these links with them when they visit your practice.

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Cognitive Aging Explained
The way the brain changes with age is part of a natural process that starts at birth and continues throughout the lifespan. While this aging process can’t be prevented, there are lifestyle factors that help optimize brain and cognitive health. Share our Cognitive Aging Explained brochure to help your patients learn more.
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Keeping Your Brain Healthy
The brain ages just like the rest of your body, but growing evidence shows there are lifestyle changes that may help maintain cognitive and brain health later in life. Share our Keeping Your Brain Healthy brochure for information your patients can use to help maintain their brain health.
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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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