We have been asked by a student to assist him with a case study for one of his classes. His focus is the topic of early onset Alzheimer’s disease as that is what his Aunt was affected by. We decided to open this through our blog in hopes that some of you might want to take the survey. It is short, about 10 questions.
This survey will be used for an AP Research project based on early/young-onset Alzheimer’s. The project will look into the diagnosing and caretaking of early/young-onset Alzheimer’s patients in the United States and if they should receive more government funding. The answers submitted on this survey will be used as completely confidential and the respondent’s privacy will be upheld. Please answer all questions honestly so this survey can be used as accurate data.
Please click on this link to take the survey:
Bill Gates, who decided to invest $100 million in Alzheimer’s disease research in 2017 and revealed earlier this year that his father was affected by the disease, is now directing some of that commitment to developing a diagnostic test. Such a test would help the 14 million people expected to be affected by the brain disorder in the U.S. by 2050 with the chance to come to terms with their condition, and perhaps, if new treatments are developed, even take advantage of these therapies as early as possible.
Gates announced that he is committing more than $30 million to the Diagnostics Accelerator, a project with the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF), that will focus on creating new strategies for diagnosing the disease. Gates is joined by Leonard Lauder, co-founder of the Alzheimer’s Drug Discover Foundation, the Dolby Family and the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation among others in the effort.
To read the full article go to: http://time.com/5341036/bill-gates-alzheimers-disease-research/
We hope you can join us for our educational seminar on
Nutrition, Health & Fitness
onJune 11, 2018 at 6:30pm
Our Guest Speaker: Lisa Coors, MBA,ACE-MES
Lisa Coors is the Owner of Coors Core Fitness (CCF) ,the leading medical fitness studio in the Cincinnati area. Started in 2006, CCF has become the referral source for numerous physician practices and physical therapy centers. Lisa is also a national presenter in the fitness industry where she has presented at Club Industry, Athletic Business Conference, The Sunflower Revolution/ Parkinson’s Symposium and AFPA. She has written numerous publications and is one of the authors for the American Council on Exercise: Medical Exercise Specialist Manual. In 2012, she started the Women’s Fitness Association as a resource to mentor and educate women in the fitness industry. She is also a Member of the Xavier University College of Business Board of Executive Advisors, Xavier University Women of Excellence Committee and the Xavier University College of Professional Science College Advisory Board.
To register: Call 513-605-1450
For more information on Coors Core Fitness, click the link to her website:
Community Health Rhythms sessions are FREE and open to the community.
We would like to encourage you to bring your loved one to experience Health Rhythms.
What is Health Rhythms?
Health Rhythms is an evidence-based group empowerment drumming program that helps
individuals take an active and meaningful role in their health and wellbeing.
Peer reviewed research has shown that one hour of engaging in the program
strengthens the immune system, reduces depression, increases socialization,
improves communication, increases team building, and enhances self-esteem.
Hosted by The Alois Alzheimer Foundation we are holding two sessions in May
at 70 Damon Road Cincinnati, Oh 45218
Thursday, May 17th
Saturday, May 26th
Please RSVP to 513-605-1005
Save the Date for #Giving Tuesday
Thank you for all the support you have already provided to The Alois Alzheimer Foundation.
This #Giving Tuesday, we are celebrating the many ways that The Alois Alzheimer Foundation
makes a positive impact on the Greater Cincinnati area.
The Foundation has many opportunities available to Caregivers in the Greater Cincinnati area:
* Free Caregivers Seminars offered throughout the year- You can join us on #Giving Tuesday
for a Free Alzheimer’s Community Resource Fair
at: 70 Damon Road Cincinnati, Oh 45218
* Caregivers Support Groups are held at The Alois Alzheimer Center, in conjunction with The Alzheimer’s Association, on a monthly basis
There are two offered: The 2nd Tuesday of each month 11:00am-12:30pm & the 4th Saturday of each month 10:00am-11:30am
*Virtual Dementia Tour Experience: In conjunction with Second Wind Dreams, the Alois Alzheimer Foundation present a virtual reality of living with Alzheimer’s disease.
* Speakers Bureau: Serving as a resource for local media and groups interested in booking expert speakers on various Alzheimer’s related topics.
* Magic Moment Program: Bringing joy to those with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia through a “Magic Moment”.
* First Responder Program: Providing best practices that can be implemented quickly, keeping our first responders and the people they are assisting as safe as possible.
* Caregiver of the Year Award: Do you know someone who is a special Caregiver to someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia?
Please nominate them through our website.
Thank you for your continued support. If you are interested in donating, please go to our home page and click on the “Donate” button