Tag Archives: memory problems

Graceful Exercise: Tai Chi

By Jason Schneider Exercise is important for people of all ages, but can be especially beneficial to people with memory problems, as well as their caregivers. Low-impact exercises, such as water aerobics, yoga—and even simply walking—are often suggested for older … Continue reading

Senior-Friendly Fitness Close to Home

By Michelle Porter Tiernan Exercise is not only good for your body; it’s good for your brain. Physical activity encourages regular brain functions and helps keep the brain active. A study by the University of Washington found regular exercise reduces … Continue reading

Spinal Fluid Test Can Predict Early Alzheimer’s

A test that measures proteins in the spinal fluid was accurate in detecting which people with memory problems would go on to develop Alzheimer’s disease. The findings could lead to a safe and accurate way to test for Alzheimer’s disease … Continue reading

Press Release – Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Alzheimer’s & Dementia January 11, 2010, Full PDF: Click Here Small Signs of Memory Loss Can Lead to Big Problems If you are over 65 and feel like you might have an issue with your memory it is more important … Continue reading

Press Release

Alzheimer’s & Dementia January 11, 2010 Full PDF Click Here Small Signs of Memory Loss Can Lead to Big Problems If you are over 65 and feel like you might have an issue with your memory it is more important … Continue reading

Worries About Memory May Signal Later Alzheimer’s Disease

July 1, 2010 Elderly men and women who are worried about memory loss are more likely to develop more serious memory and thinking problems, including Alzheimer’s disease, than their age-matched peers without memory problems, a new study reports. The findings … Continue reading

Memory Decline May Be Rapid Before Alzheimer’s Onset

A rapid decline in thinking and memory skills often heralds the onset of Alzheimer’s disease Continue reading

Feeling Like Your Life Has Purpose May Protect Against Alzheimer’s

Men and women who have a great sense of purpose in their lives appear to be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s in old age… Continue reading

High Blood Pressure Linked to Alzheimer’s in Seniors

Men and women who have high blood pressure in middle age are at increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

Some Blood Pressure Drugs May Help Protect Against Alzheimer’s

April 6, 2010 Certain medications commonly used to treat high blood pressure may help protect against Alzheimer’s disease, a new study found. The drugs may also help to slow progression of symptoms in those who already have Alzheimer’s disease. Using … Continue reading