Category Archives: Alzheimer’s

SuperAgers Super Memory Brains Alzheimers Reading Room


SuperAgers retain their sharp memory well into their 80s and beyond. Sceintist are identifying clues as to why they have the memory of person in their 50s.

via SuperAgers Super Memory Brains Alzheimers Reading Room.

Brain Food


Healthy food

Healthy food (Photo credit: jpockele)

Nestlé invests in US brain food maker: ‘This is a big strategic move for us’.

How Crossword Puzzles May Keep Alzheimer’s Away | Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation


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How Crossword Puzzles May Keep Alzheimer’s Away | Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.

BrainMasters at Huntcliff Health Fair 2012


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As you may know, today is National Senior Day and we celebrated by participating in the annual health fair at Huntcliff Summit. The turnout was great and all the residents and exhibitors had a fabulous day! Looking forward to our June classes at Huntcliff. Keep exercising your brain if you want to keep it healthy-use it or lose it!

National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease


PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer's disease

PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Here it is-our national plan to address Alzheimer’s Disease. The goal is to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s by 2025. Follow this link to have access to the full report.

 

http://aspe.hhs.gov/daltcp/napa/NatlPlan.pdf

 

Notables Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease


Here is a photo gallery of some noteworthy individuals stricken with Alzheimer’s Disease.

 

Gallery | Notables diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease | accessatlanta.com.

Alzheimer’s Disease: Dutch Village Dubbed ‘Truman Show’ for Dementia Patients – ABC News


An innovative concept for Alzheimer’s patients, a nursing home disguised as a village.

 

Alzheimer’s Disease: Dutch Village Dubbed ‘Truman Show’ for Dementia Patients – ABC News.

New Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment Approach


This link will enable you to either listen to or read the transcript from the National Library of Medicine outlining a new possible treatment approach for Alzheimer’s Disease.  Study results were recently published in Science. Very interesting!

 

MedlinePlus: Trusted Health Information for You.

You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t | Documentary about Alzheimer’s | Independent Lens | PBS


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Combination of two brain diagrams in one for comparison. In the left normal brain, in the right brain of a person with Alzheimer's disease English: Diagram of the brain of a person with Alzheimer's Disease English: Diagram of a normal brain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Interesting documentary into a woman’s personal struggle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Definitely worth watching and sharing!

You’re Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don’t | Documentary about Alzheimer’s | Independent Lens | PBS.

Spring Anagrams


Scan of the poem "Anagram" from the ...

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Have you ever challenged your brain with anagrams? Anagrams are another great brain exercise to help build your cognitive reserve. Yes, anagrams are anti aging for the brain promoting brain health and fitness.  Anagrams are fun for people of all ages- kids, teens, young adults, middle aged, baby boomers, and seniors of course! Anagrams target the cognitive areas of problem solving, reasoning, executive function, memory, and vocabulary. Before you attempt these dementia fighting, anti Alzheimer’s Disease mentally stimulating brain exercises, let’s be sure everyone knows what anagrams are. You will be provided with a single word and your challenge is to rearrange all the letters and form new words. You may form more than one word with the letters as long as all the letters are utilized. Here is an example. If BRAIN is the starter word, the letters may be rearranged to form the words: RAN BI. I think you get the point. Enjoy, laugh, take a deep breath, sit back relax and get ready to challenge yourself. Let’s promote mental fitness, mental stimulation, healthy aging, health and wellness, longevity, and brain health. So, here’s to your brain.

Try anagrams for the following list of spring inspired words. Create as many new word combinations as you can. Happy Spring!

FLOWERS

BLOOMING

ADVENTURE

TROPICAL

CHERRIES

ALLERGIES

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