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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Part of the mission of the Alois Alzheimer Center is to provide educational programs for the community. These programs are designed to help families and caregivers understand the disease process and provide them with information and ideas.
Upcoming educational programs the Center supports include:
MEDICATION MANAGEMENT FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE & DEMENTIA
Sponsored by the Alois Alzheimer Foundation
Robert J. Cluxton, PharmD
University of Cincinnati
Free Seminars Held at the Alois Alzheimer Center
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Dr. Cluxton has worked in Gerontology for over 30 years. As a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Dr. Cluxton has participated in many clinical trials testing medications to manage and treat the symptoms of dementia. Dr. Cluxton will share his experience and knowledge on the latest medications, as well as how medications can be used to manage the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.
• Seminar is open to all family caregivers in the community (limit 4 per family, please)
• You must have reservations to attend
• All seminars are held at the Alois Alzheimer Center
• Space is limited – register early!
For reservations, please Register Online, or call (513) 605-1000 for assistance.
Yahoo! News reports that proposed FDA guidelines may make it easier for drug companies to test Alzheimer’s treatments in people at an earlier stage, when scientists think they may have the best shot at working.
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Please join us on Friday April 5th, 2013 as we unveil our progress on creating our Alzheimer Assessment Center. Take a tour of one of the most unique and cutting edge medical facilities for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease