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Maria Shriver moderated a panel discussion on ways to help prevent dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
March 17, 2017
by Consumer Reports
In recognition of Brain Awareness Week, Consumer Reports highlights what you can do to possibly lower your risk of getting this devastating disease.  
Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a form of leukemia.
A new study shows that a three-month course of yoga and meditation helped minimize the cognitive and emotional problems that often precede Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. 
A dementia researcher and neuroscientist teamed up to create a game that would provide spatial perception data in the fight against Alzheimer’s. 
May 1, 2016
by Banner Alzheimer's Institute
In this month’s Beacon we are going to focus on some of the basics of planning care on a day to day basis. Implementing these techniques one bit at a time has been shown to decrease problem behaviors...
Partnering with Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, the Dementia Friendly Tempe initiative will explore how Tempe can become a dementia friendly community and what can be done to improve opportunities and...
A school in Colorado educates students on how Alzheimer’s disease works, teaching them what it is like and doing a hands-on learning experience by visiting a nursing home with Alzheimer’s patients.
March 11, 2016
by Alzheimer's Prevention Bulletin
Dear Dr. DeCarli, High blood pressure runs in my family. My brother and I are in our 40s and we’re both watching our blood pressure creep up. At my last physical, my doctor said I was pre-...
March 7, 2016
by The New York Times
The extended Reiswig family has a mutated gene that is passed down from parent to child. In Marty and Matt Reiswig’s case, they inherited the gene and have a 50-50 chance of getting Alzheimer’s with...