Archive for Suzanne Holman

In honor of Brain Awareness Week – 5 Simple Strategies to Care For Your Precious Brain – webinar

Are there days that you wish your brain were just a little sharper, clearer, creative? Did you realize that you can do many things to support your brain health? This is Brain Awareness Week sponsored by the Dana Foundation that supports brain research through grants and educates the public about the successes and potential of [...]

CNN headline today about Fish Oil – not effective?

"Fish oil ingredient doesn't slow Alzheimer's"   Headline article today, CNN At a glance one would think that it is time to forget about taking Omega 3's. BUT – notice that the headline says "doesn't slow Alzheimer's"….. The study described in today's article was done with people in their 70's already showing signs of Alzheimer's/dementia. [...]

Does Brain Stimulation Really Increase the Rate of Decline for Alzheimer’s?

“Doing puzzles could speed up dementia” “Brain Exercise may worsen existing Alzheimer’s” “Why you shouldn’t play mentally stimulating games” These are recent headlines after results came out from a new study.  These headlines distorted the study statistics quite a bit. Published in Neurology by Dr. Wilson from the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center, this new study showed [...]

No One Is Immune to Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Did you realize that more than four million people in the United States have Alzheimer's, a form of dementia? If the population of people with dementia were compared with the population of a country, it is bigger than Switzerland. And it is expected that dementia will cost $604 billion dollars worldwide this year. There is [...]

World Alzheimer’s Day September 21

Join the world on September 21, 2010. September 21 is World Alzheimer's Day – It's a day when the Alzheimer's Association joins with organizations and people around the globe to raise awareness about Alzheimer's and its impact on our families, communities and nations. Today, 35 million people worldwide are affected by Alzheimer's and related dementias, [...]

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