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5-Minute Brain-Wakeup Exercise from the Memory Foundation

EXERCISE VIDEO & ARTICLE: Studies show this 5-minute workout wakes up your brain cells by exercising the important muscles in your body. Rated as one of the best exercises for the 50+ age group, this series is low-impact and highly effective. Go ahead, it’s easy!

Fighting Alzheimer’s Campaign

We recently participated in Mediaplanet’s Fighting Alzheimer’s campaign where we united with like minded industry leaders to raise awareness about the need for increased funding for research, how to better the lives of those living with Alzheimer’s and how to assist their families and caregivers. The campaign was distributed through USA TODAY on November 28th […]

Best Time to Stop Medicine for Dementia

VIDEO: Dr. Michael Mason explores various benefits of dementia medications, such as improved cognition, memory, behavior and lifespan. See the stages at which they are most effective.

Dealing with Hallucinating & Wandering in Alzheimer’s

CARE TIPS VIDEO: Delusions and hallucinations in dementia can trigger paranoia. This leads to challenging behaviors, such as false accusations of theft. Wandering can be especially frightening, striking 60% of people with Alzheimer’s. Check out these tips to minimize and care for these challenges.

The Alzheimer’s Research Horizon

BBC VIDEO: A new era in Alzheimer’s research is dawning that suggests we are the cusp of a cure. Watch BBC’s full program.  
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Ask the Expert – The Problem with Puzzles

By Alzheimer’s Prevention Bulletin Our October expert is Deborah Blacker, MD, ScD, Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Professor and Deputy Chair, Epidemiology at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dear Dr. Blacker, I understand that memory games and crossword puzzles are supposed to be good for your brain health. But […]
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Engage Your Brain – Help Prevent Dementia – Alzheimer’s Prevention Bulletin

What’s a 10 Letter Word for Maintaining Your Brain? E-n-g-a-g-e-m-e-n-t For Deborah Blacker, MD, ScD, and her colleagues, brain health and dementia prevention is serious business, but they can sum up a portion of their recent research findings with a humorous anecdote. “A colleague of mine who worked on the study shared this, ‘A patient […]
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Good News in Alzheimer’s!

Watch the recording as Dr. Pierre N. Tariot, Director of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, discusses the latest research into Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention. In this recording, he examines what we know about Alzheimer’s , including the role of genes in its development. He also talks about risk factors for the disease, important new studies currently […]
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T3D Boosts Cognition in Half of Alzheimer’s Patients

DRUG TRIAL VIDEO & ARTICLE: See how the investigational new drug, T3D-959, elicited rapid improvement in cognitive tests in 53% of subjects with Alzheimer’s. Look into the exploratory, open label Phase 2a study. In an open-label exploratory study, 36 subjects with mild to moderate disease (MMSE 14-26) were randomized to receive 1 of 4 doses […]