Did you know cigarette smoking may trigger or hasten the development of dementia?
The first scientific study to look at the role of cigarette smoke in the develpment of Alzheimer’s disease finds it may trigger or worsen the condition in older people who are at risk for this most common form of senile dementia.
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DID YOU KNOW?
Nearly 50% of hospital patients have a clinical diagnosis of dementia.
It is estimated that nearly 85% of patients over 50, suffer from some form of
dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease.
ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE CHALLENGE?
The Alzheimer Association presents:
Alzheimer’s Disease: Improving the Hospital Experience
Free 1.5 Credit Hour Event
March 12, 2013
Seminar will be held at: 70 Damon Road Cincinnati, OH 45218
Dinner provided for all attendees. Stay and eat after the program or “Dash-n-Dine”
(1.5 CEU is approved for Social Workers, Case Managers & Nurses)
Registration Deadline: March 5, 2013 Questions? Call Mary at (513)605-1000
The free educational event is sponsored by the Alzheimer Association and The Alois Alzheimer Foundation
To register: http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=f7uamblab&oeidk=a07e727okm16a200720
Regular exercise may inhibit the effects of Alzheimer’s disease, according to ongoing research by Stefan Keslacy, an assistant professor of exercise science in the School of Education.
To read more…http://dailyorange.com/2013/02/professor-researches-link-between-exercise-and-alzheimers-disease/
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