15 Resolutions to Reduce Your Dementia Risk in 2015

15 Resolutions to Reduce Your Dementia Risk in 2015

The new year brings promise, hope and often a commitment to a healthier lifestyle. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, but mounting research is showing us that our everyday lifestyle choices are the most important factors when it comes to Alzheimer’s prevention. Here are 15 things you can do in 2015 to prevent Alzheimer’s. […]

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Bilingualism May Delay Alzheimer’s by More than 4 Years

Bilingualism May Delay Alzheimer’s by More than 4 Years

A recent study provided more evidence to the claim that people who speak more than one language may delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Learn more about this study and the connection between language and the delay of neurodegeneration.  The Protective Effects of Bilingualism Researchers from the University of Ghent in Belgium recently […]

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Latest Gene Variant Linked to Alzheimer’s

Latest Gene Variant Linked to Alzheimer’s

The largest study ever conducted on human memory has identified a gene variant that plays a crucial role in memory. Researchers hope that by learning more about this gene variant they can understand more about Alzheimer’s prevention and possibly develop effective treatment methods that would target the gene.  Genome Study Reveals New Gene Associated with […]

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Eat Brain-Boosting Walnuts to Prevent Alzheimer’s

Eat Brain-Boosting Walnuts to Prevent Alzheimer’s

A new study recently published in the “Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease” has found that a walnut-enriched diet has positive effects on memory and motor development. Learn more about the study and the effects of walnuts on overall health. A Walnut-Enriched Diet Can Improve Memory A recent study completed by the New York State Institute for […]

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10 Avocado Recipes for Brain Health

10 Avocado Recipes for Brain Health

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses and threatens to become a global epidemic, many researchers are focused on finding prevention methods. Because there is no cure, the best way to maintain or improve brain health is by preventing Alzheimer’s from ever developing. Learn how avocados can help to maintain and improve brain health to prevent Alzheimer’s. Boost […]

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6 Best Ways to Stimulate Memories through Photos

6 Best Ways to Stimulate Memories through Photos

A great part of our personal identities comes from knowing where we are on the timeline of our lives. When you start to lose your memory, you start to lose your sense of yourself. Though, there are ways to stimulate the mind when living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Learn more about the 6 best […]

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What Your Walk Says About Your Risk for Alzheimer’s

What Your Walk Says About Your Risk for Alzheimer’s

As researchers continue to focus efforts on Alzheimer’s disease prevention, recent studies show a relationship between the way a person walks and their risk of developing Alzheimer’s. Learn what your walk may be telling you about your risk, and what this means for the future of disease prevention and treatment methods. A Slow Gait May Indicate […]

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Can Coconut Oil Prevent Alzheimer’s?

Can Coconut Oil Prevent Alzheimer’s?

For many of us who have experienced Alzheimer’s firsthand, there is no greater fear than having the disease ourselves one day. But, recent studies suggest that some organic foods and products like coconut oil may be able to prevent dementias like Alzheimer’s. Maintaining Brain Health to Prevent Dementia We’re always reading the latest tips on prevention – […]

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If It Looks Like Dementia, It Probably Is

If It Looks Like Dementia, It Probably Is

Nearly 36 million people in the world have Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia, and the number is expected to triple in coming years. With no cure, the estimated life expectancy after a diagnosis is 4-8 years. Two recent studies show how these devastating numbers are impacting the aging Boomer Generation. Learn more. Seniors Over […]

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