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Cutting Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

What’s the most effective way to cut your risk of developing Alzheimer’s? A study from France looked at various ways that people might pursue to cut their risk of developing the disease and found that several lifestyle factors may be … Continue reading

A Larger Head May Mean a Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Having a larger head circumference, a sign of a bigger brain in young children, may lower the risk of Alzheimer’s in old age, a new study reports. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that the larger the … Continue reading

Common Estate Planning Errors

By Bernard A. Krooks, Esq., Certified Elder Law Attorney It is essential for individuals to address their estate planning sooner rather than later. However, it is equally important to make sure that the planning is done correctly. Too often, people … Continue reading

In Search of an Alzheimer’s Cure

By Toby Bilanow With over 5.3 million Americans currently suffering from Alzheimer’s, an effective treatment is needed more than ever. In Search of an Alzheimer’s Cure A cure for Alzheimer’s disease remains a holy grail for a growing number of … Continue reading

A Loved One Has Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease: Now What?

By: www.ALZinfo.org When your loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, many questions come to mind. First is the question “Is there a cure?” Unfortunately, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are drugs that may improve or … Continue reading

Walk to Keep the Brain and Memory Robust

Walking six or more miles per week may keep memory sharp in old age, new research suggests. Seniors who walked at least six miles a week had more brain gray matter than their more sedentary peers, and more gray matter … Continue reading

Memory Problems May Be More Common in Men

Researchers who studied seniors living in Minnesota found that elderly men were more likely than their female peers to have serious memory problems. Men were more likely to have a condition called mild cognitive impairment, or MCI, a form of … Continue reading

Looking for Links Between Genes and Alzheimer’s

Researchers are continuing to uncover various genes that may play a role in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The findings offer new clues about who will get Alzheimer’s in old age, and why, and may offer new approaches to treating … Continue reading

Foods Rich in Vitamin E May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Antioxidants, those cell-protecting nutrients found in foods and dietary supplements and also produced naturally in the body, have been studied extensively for their possible benefits in protecting against heart disease, cancer and other major ills. Now a new study finds … Continue reading