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Fitness and Good Mental Health: Exercise Brings Many Benefits

By: www.ALZinfo.org Exercise is more important than you might think. Scientific evidence is increasingly showing that physical exercise is not only good for your figure, it’s also good for your memory. It’s an important tool in slowing the effects of … Continue reading

Clinical Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

By Dr. Barry Reisberg Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a characteristic process with readily identifiable clinical stages. These clinical stages exist in a continuum with normal aging processes. The clinical stages of AD can be described in alternative ways. For example, … Continue reading

Nonpharmacological Therapies in Alzheimer’s Disease: A Systematic Review of Efficacy

Therapies for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease and Their Caregivers Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders September 10, 2010 Full PDF here A systematic review of previous worldwide studies, researchers led by Barry Reisberg, MD, the clinical director of the Fisher Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

Fitting in Fitness – for Caregivers

By Jennifer Newton Reents, R.N. Making time for physical activity shouldn’t be a last consideration—especially for caregivers. Put fitness at the top of your list. It’s all too familiar. You are stressed and tired, and find there aren’t enough hours … Continue reading

Show You Care: the Rachael Ray Way

By Tracy A. Mozingo Food is a source of life; it is also a source of comfort. It helps heal the grieving, serves as a welcome relief for a proud (and weary) new mom and dad, and is often a … Continue reading

Make Mental Fitness Your Priority

By Jennifer Newton Reents, R.N. We all know that physical fitness is an important component for a person’s overall health, including brain health. But there is another vital part of the picture: mental fitness. Here’s how you can help your … Continue reading

Plain Talk About Alzheimer’s Research

At the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, we are funding innovative Alzheimer’s research that is beginning to make serious headway. I wanted to talk to you not as a scientist, but as a regular guy originally from the Midwest, … Continue reading

Sponsorship Guidelines

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation’s website, ALZinfo.org, is expanding the placement of sponsorship displays to include additional select sections of the site. The revenue generated by the sponsorships will help support the Fisher Center Foundation’s ability to provide … Continue reading

The Science of Caring

While searching for the cause and developing a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, the Fisher Center Foundation is also funding projects to support the many family members and friends who are on the front lines of caring for the more than … Continue reading

Curing Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

While being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming at any age, it is particularly devastating when the disease strikes early in one’s life. Early-onset Alzheimer’s can present itself in people as young as 30 and it is strongly inherited, affecting … Continue reading

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