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Alzheimers Disease Prevention

Dr. Pat Consults: Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Patricia Yarberry Allen | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Patricia Yarberry Allen

To help a patient talk to her sister about her health and risk of Alzheimer's, I've enlisted the advice of neurologist Joseph Safdieh.

Alzheimer's Disease: You Can Reduce Your Risk

Richard W. Besdine, M.D. | Posted 01.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Richard W. Besdine, M.D.

Most physicians now believe that the damage done by Alzheimer's is irreversible and that the best hope lies in preventing it. This is particularly true for people at higher risk. I believe passionately that we should all know what those risks factors are and work to turn them in our favor.

The Alzheimer's Prevention Program: A Book Review

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

In this new book on Alzheimer's prevention, Dr. Gary Small and his co-author (and spouse) Gigi Vorgan clearly lay out a plan to prevent, delay and diminish the symptoms of AD for those who are at risk, which is most of us if we live long enough.

No Time to Waste

Eric J. Hall | Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Eric J. Hall

All you have to do is listen -- really listen -- to people newly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease to know our nation has no time to waste in developing a national strategy to defeat this devastating disease.

Alzheimer's On The Job Rises With Aging Workforce | By Denise Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The changes may be subtle, especially at first: An aging executive misses an appointment or two, or can't recall what was said in last week's meeting....