We hope you are making healthy food choices and staying active with family and friends this season. Spring is a great time of year to gradually transition from the heavier stick-to-your-bones meals to lighter meals while adding the outdoor environment to your workout routine.
Did you know that having a structured exercise program can help decrease the risk of falling for older people with Alzheimer’s disease? Our first article examines how exercise may decrease the risk of falling and offers expert recommendations on fall prevention.
Healthy heart, healthy brain; that’s what our second article covers in a new report that assessed people’s eating habits. Diets high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, limited red meat and low-fat dairy foods have shown to promote heart health.
Remember, self-care is important for your physical and mental health, so take care of yourself: you deserve it. To learn more about the above-mentioned research, please read these expert-reviewed articles below and for more information about Alzheimer’s; please visit our website at www.alzinfo.org.
Thank you for your interest in learning more about the research progress being made at the Fisher Center.
Together we can end Alzheimer’s.
Lucretia V. Holden
Senior Vice President