Category Archives: Alzheimer’s

PBS Newshour story looks at prevention in Alzheimer’s

  This story from PBS Newhour on January 6th, 2014 explores a shift in how some researchers are approaching Alzheimer’s.  Without a cure, researchers say it may be just as important to begin treating Alzheimer’s before symptoms start and prevent the onset altogether, rather than … Continue reading

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Great resource to find free or low cost medication programs

Medications can be a very important part of managing a medical condition, often in conjunction with other therapies and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately, as many patients know, they can also be one of the most expensive aspects of a treatment plan.  What some … Continue reading

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Family Fit Lifestyle Month

Many people start out the new year with a resolution for themselves to lose those pounds that have accrued over the last year – or sometimes just over the holidays.  However, January is Family Fit Lifestyle month, and a great … Continue reading

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American Brain Foundation’s Fifth Annual Neuro Film Festival

The American Brain Foundation announced their Neuro Film Festival, now in its fifth year.  The festival aims to raise awareness about the need for why more funding is needed for research into the prevention, treatment, and cure of brain diseases … Continue reading

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Do you know what it means to have Alzheimer’s?

Click HERE to take an interactive tour of the brain from the Alzheimer’s Association to learn more about how Alzheimer’s disease affects it. Many people are familiar with the terms “dementia” and ‘Alzheimer’s disease;” generally, it brings to mind the … Continue reading

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Raising awareness of Epilepsy and Alzheimer’s Disease in November

We are halfway through November, and well into National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, as well as National Epilepsy Awareness month!  Both neurological issues affect many people, and you may have a friend or loved one who manages their own condition and/or that … Continue reading

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Richard Golden MD answers: What advice would you give to a caregiver of patient with Alzheimer’s?

 Dr Richard Golden earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota, where he also completed his residency. He has special interest in Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease. Dr Golden is a 5 time Mpls/St Paul Magazine Top Doctor.   … Continue reading

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From The New York Times: A Multitasking Video Game Makes Old Brains Act Younger

A Multitasking Video Game Makes Old Brains Act Younger Jim Wilson/The New York Times Dr. Adam Gazzaley, center, helped create a brain-training game described in Nature. By MATT RICHTEL Published: September 4, 2013 Enlarge This Image Findings on video games … Continue reading

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Neurology Today: Seizures and Epileptiform Activity Occur in Early States of Alzheimer’s, New Study Finds

Seizures and Epileptiform Activity Occur in Early States of Alzheimer’s, New Study Finds Talan, Jamie Back to Top | Article Outline ARTICLE IN BRIEF Investigators reported that 6- to 7-percent of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and/or amnestic mild cognitive impairment … Continue reading

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News Article on 35W Bridge Collapse Survivor Dealing with Alzhiemer’s

Watch the Kare 11 news segment on a survivor of the 35W bridge collapse who is now coping with Alzhiemer’s disease.  Click here

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