Sherry Christiansen

About Sherry Christiansen

Sherry Christiansen is a Freelance Medical Writer with an extensive healthcare background, having worked directly with people with Alzheimer’s disease in a home care setting. She also taught about dementia care as part of a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course. Sherry has experienced first-hand just how important the caregiver is in the daily life, and overall well-being, of those with Alzheimer’s disease. With a diverse writing and editing background, she has helped launch several successful websites and written thousands of articles and blogs, while collaborating on medical research projects at Weill Cornell University’s Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic (APC). Sherry specializes in health and wellness, healthy lifestyle, nutrition and Alzheimer’s prevention. From the home environment to extensive clinical/medical research endeavors to professional writing about the latest in Alzheimer’s disease information, she is an expert in all aspects (including caregiving) and stages of the disease.

What the Experts Do to Promote Brain Health

What the Experts Do to Promote Brain Health

Exercise is known for having many mental and physical benefits, including improving brain health and lowering the risk of diabetes, heart disease and stress. Physical exercise is a relatively loose term, however, open for a wide range of interpretation. To find out more about the type of physical activity that is best for Alzheimer’s prevention, […]

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The Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic Begins New Project to Educate Students on the Disease

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic Begins New Project to Educate Students on the Disease

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center is a unique facility, the first of its kind in the United States. Its partner organization, Alzheimer’s Universe at AlzU.org, offers free, online educational lessons for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers and family members. Read more about the new project educating young students […]

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Calorie Restriction Diets May Improve Risks for Age-Related Diseases

Calorie Restriction Diets May Improve Risks for Age-Related Diseases

Researchers are finding that lowering the overall number of calories a person eats each day may have huge health benefits. In several recent studies, calorie restriction diets have prevented age-related inflammation and improved risks for age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s, cancer, diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. Learn about these diets and read more about the health benefits […]

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What the Experts Say Are the Best Supplements for Your Brain

What the Experts Say Are the Best Supplements for Your Brain

Maintaining optimal brain health encompasses several areas of self-care, including adhering to a healthy diet and lifestyle, managing stress and socializing regularly. Taking dietary supplements can help promote brain health, but how will consumers know which supplements are worth the investment? The Best Supplements for Your Brain Medical experts maintain that several dietary supplements and […]

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