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Physical Activity Helps Delay AD Progression

Physical Activity Helps Delay The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease We have all been told how important it is for our health to lead an active lifestyle. Physical activity has many positive health benefits, but research is showing that it also has a protective effect on your brain! According to a longitudinal study published in the […]

AFA’s New Online Memory Screen

AFA’s New Online Memory Screen The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) have added a new tool to their website in the form of an Online Screening Test that can help determine whether or not a visit to your doctor may be beneficial to you. This test only takes a few minutes to complete. To begin […]

Benefits of Turmeric (Curcumin)

Benefits of Turmeric (Curcumin) Turmeric is a commonly used natural spice in South Asian cuisine such as curry. It is a common question whether or not turmeric and curcumin are the same thing. Turmeric is the plant itself, and curcumin is a compound found within turmeric. Turmeric is used in traditional South Asian medicine to […]

The Bredeson Protocol

The Bredeson Protocol Many people come into our clinic asking about the Bredeson Protocol, wondering if it is a form of treatment for Alzheimer’s disease that they should adopt, or if adopting it will cure their loved one. This protocol is said to be the first program to prevent and reverse cognitive decline associated with […]

Current Alzheimer’s Drugs and What They Do

Current Alzheimer’s Drugs and What They Do With so many advertisements claiming that certain medications treat Alzheimer’s disease, how can we tell which one’s are legitimate? There are 4 FDA approved medications for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in the United States. These drugs are not cures for the disease, but rather, help better […]

Our Stories

Our Stories, by the Alzheimer’s Association, features the unique stories of 5 individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. These interactive stories help to notice changes in yourself or a loved one, and give tips on starting conversations about health concerns. It can be difficult to know what to do or say, but the stories of Cynthia, Mario, […]

The Relationship Between Amyloid, Tau, and Cognition

The Relationship Between Amyloid, Tau, and Cognition A recent article published on ALZFORUM discussed research from the first longitudinal study that conducted repeated scans on older adults for both amyloid and tau over several years, and correlate those PET scan results with cognitive changes. Scans were analyzed from 60 men and women that took part […]

Early Changes In The Brain May Occur Decades Before The First Symptoms Of Alzheimer’s Disease Begin To Show.

Early Changes In The Brain May Occur Decades Before The First Symptoms Of Alzheimer’s Disease Begin To Show Does Alzheimer’s disease pathology accumulate in our brains in our younger years without making us symptomatic? Typically, individuals don’t get evaluated for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) unless they begin to notice a change […]

Thelma’s Place, Winner of the Brodsky Innovation Grant!

The winner of the Brodsky Innovation Grant is… Thelma’s Place! Each year the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America awards a $25,000 grant to a nonprofit organization to help fund new programs or services within the community. To be considered for the Brodsky Innovation Grant the proposed program must seek to improve the lives of individuals living […]