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How Having A Purpose In Life Impacts Your Brain -- In A Big Way

Ashton Applewhite | Posted 11.23.2015 | Fifty
Ashton Applewhite

We've known for quite a while that some people seem to escape cognitive decline well into their nineties and beyond. Intriguingly, the brains of these sharp older people often reveal the extensive abnormalities like the 'plaques' and 'tangles' seen in people with Alzheimer's.

Do Crossword Puzzles Really Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

Marie Marley | Posted 04.26.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Yesterday morning I arrived to visit Angela, one of the three ladies with Alzheimer's I volunteer to visit each week. I found her sitting at her beaut...

Ways To Prevent Alzheimer's, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

Is there a way to protect yourself against Alzheimer's disease? Chief Medical Editor for NBC News Dr. Nancy Snyderman suggested keeping your brain act...

7 Foods That Lower Your Risk Of Alzheimer's

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 02.23.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Keep Your Brain Healthy The best thing you can do to keep your brain working the way you want it to: exercise, and...

From Anti-Alzheimer's 'Magic Bullets' to True Brain Health

Alvaro Fernandez | Posted 06.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Alvaro Fernandez

If you followed news coverage on the release of the National Alzheimer's Plan, you'd probably conclude that the solution to maintain lifelong brain health is simple: Simply wait until 2025 for a "magic bullet" to be discovered to cure Alzheimer's disease.

Don't Lose Your Mind: 7 Ways To Prevent Mental Decline

Dr. Veronica Anderson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Veronica Anderson

Avoiding mental decline can now be seen as a lifestyle choice and, given the research, should be started well before one's fourth decade to ensure a pathway towards becoming a centenarian with clear focus.

Minding The Brain: Strategies To Stave Off Alzheimer's Disease

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.24.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

There has been enormous attention of late to the grim and genuinely frightening problem of Alzheimer's disease. The problem is grim by its very nature -- there is little we contemplate with greater dread than the loss of our minds, our very selves.

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.

7 Lifestyle Factors Cause Half Of Alzheimer's Cases: Study

AP/Huffington Post | By MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 09.18.2011 | Healthy Living

PARIS -- Taking care of your body just might save your mind. Millions of cases of Alzheimer's disease worldwide could be prevented by curbing risk fac...

Who Is At Risk For Alzheimer's Disease?

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Perlmutter, M.D.

This author, a practicing neurologist dealing with Alzheimer's disease on a daily basis, believes we need to expand the public awareness that modifiable lifestyle factors have a profound role to play in determining who will or won't get this disease.

World Alzheimer's Day: 10 Tips to Prevent Alzheimer's

Jean Carper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jean Carper

If we all do everything we can to save our own brains from Alzheimer's, we may one day actually be celebrating World Alzheimer's Day as a victory over this human tragedy.