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Preventing Alzheimers

The One Book Every Person Over 40 Needs To Read

Roz Warren | Posted 04.26.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

I don't know if I'll get Alzheimer's, but I do know I don't want to. That's why I just read '100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer's' by medical journalist Jean Carper.

Playing for Prevention: Alzheimer's and Keeping the Mind Sharp

Cat del Valle Castellanos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Cat del Valle Castellanos

Although Alzheimer's is at least partially genetic, there is plenty we can do to keep our minds sharper. The technology we depend upon to keep our lives together, however, only seems to make us more scattered.

You Can Prevent Alzheimer's

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

The empowering part of the story is that you can make changes, today, to dramatically reduce your risk for diabetes and as a welcomed consequence, reduce your risk for dementia, a disease with no meaningful remedy now or in the foreseeable future.

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.

Can We Cure Alzheimer's Disease?

Gary W. Small, M.D. | Posted 04.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Gary W. Small, M.D.

It doesn't make sense to wait years for definitive proof before we start a brain-healthy lifestyle. There's no reason to sit around for decades before beginning to protect our brains.

6 Things Everyone Should Know About Brain Health

Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D. | Posted 07.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Cynthia R. Green, Ph.D.

Here are six brain-smart choices you can start making right now to begin revving up your daily recall and lowering your risk for serious memory problems.

5 Ways To Keep Your Brain Active As You Age

Delia Lloyd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

My momentary mental lapse was another sign that as we age, our memories aren't quite what they once were. In that spirit, here are five tips for keeping your brain active as you age.

12 Strategies to Boost Brain Health (PHOTOS)

Gayatri Devi, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gayatri Devi, M.D.

One of three Americans over age 80 develops Alzheimer's. Patients often ask me what can be done to keep the brain healthy. I've created a list of what's important in maintaining brain health.

A Sense of Purpose In Life Reduces The Risk of Alzheimer's Dementia

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A new report in the American Medical Association journal now compliments those findings in showing that simply having a sense of purpose in life can help to reduce the risk of Alzheimer's dementia.