Tips for caregivers includes Mixing in Meditations. Click here for this and other ideas.
Yoga para curar Alzheimer ~ KVEA Telemundo 52 Los Angeles
Eso afirman muchos activistas a favor de la medicina alternativa. Aquí una explicación al respecto.
Waging a New Battle in the War on Alzheimer's ~ Life After 50
Implementing four pillars of prevention may be the key to combating this highly feared disease
Special to "Life After 50" by the Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation
We've all heard about the dreadful statistics associated with Alzheimer's disease. According to the most recent reports, as people age, the incidence of this horrible mind-robbing illness is expected to dramatically skyrocket, from current numbers of about 5.2 million to approximately 20 million. From all indicators, we are at the threshold of an Alzheimer's epidemic.... Click here for the rest of the article.
Click here to watch an interview with Kirti Khalsa, Alzheimer's Research and Prevention COO, on the October 25th edition of Arizona Illustrated (MPBN Television). Kirti's interview starts at the 14:20 point in the show.
ARPF Website Named to Top 100 Websites for Nursing Assistant Guides
This list was created so that prospective nursing assistant students and current professionals could learn more about the growing field of elder care and senior living. As the baby boomer generation ages into retirement, there will be a growing need for nurses and nursing assistants who are passionate about offering lifestyle improving care to elderly patients. Click here for more information.
Free Memory Screening Event In Tucson, AZ Will Teach Memory Improvement And Screen For Early Signs And Symptoms of Alzheimer's Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation Hosts 9th Annual Memory Screening Day in Conjunction with Rotary District 5500 Conference
October 10, 2012 (Tucson, AZ) - The Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) will host the 9th Annual Memory Screening Day in Tucson on Saturday, October 27, 2012. This event will be held in conjunction with Rotary District 5500 Conference as part of an annual push for Alzheimer's disease awareness. This free event will provide memory screening as well as education about Alzheimer's disease (AD) and healthy aging. Click here for full details.
Meditative Yoga May Help Improve Memory Loss in Alzheimer's Patients KTLA TV segment on the benefits of Kirtan Kriya done at Golden Bridge Yoga in Los Angeles
Meditation for Caregivers Proves Beneficial KABC TV segment on the benefits to caregivers of 12 minutes of Kirtan Kriya per day. A new report reveals that just 12 minutes of Kirtan Kriya per day reduces the stress felt by caregivers.
Yoga reduces stress; now it's known why UCLA study helps caregivers of people with dementia July 24 UCLA Newsroom Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels of people who care for those stricken by Alzheimer's and dementia. Now they know why.
As previously reported, practicing a certain form of chanting yogic meditation for just 12 minutes daily for eight weeks led to a reduction in the biological mechanisms responsible for an increase in the immune system's inflammation response. Inflammation, if constantly activated, can contribute to a multitude of chronic health problems. Click here to read the entire article...
Caregivers susceptible to developing Alzheimer's L.A.'s Afternoon News: Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee, Health June 19 KFWB Staff New study reveals that care-givers of patients who have Alzheimer's disease are susceptible to developing the disease themselves, among a number of other diseases and health problems. Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, President of Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation in Arizona, describes a memory exercise that has proven to be helpful for both patients and care-givers. He explains to KFWB's Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee... Click here to listen
Singer, songwriter and actor David Cassidy has recorded a Public Service Announcement (PSA) for the Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation in which he speaks about his family's struggle with dementia and new studies from the ARPF which give hope. Watch David in this 30 second PSA.
Singer, songwriter and actor David Cassidy competed against 15 other celebrities in The Celebrity Apprentice for the Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation in the 2011 season on NBC. On his choice of charity, David said, "I want very much to bring the awareness to (the) Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation." Even though David is now out of the competition, we are honored that he chose ARPF as his charity of choice. Stay tuned for more news as David works to bring attention to Alzheimer's Disease and raise awareness.
Consumer Reports on Health: Age-proofing your brain The ARPF was referenced in this article by Consumer Reports. You can find a reference to our recent study with the University of Pennsylvania under "Quiet your Mind" on the 3rd page of the article.
Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D., President and Medical Director of the Tucson-based Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation discusses the first-ever study to investigate the effect of meditation on cognitive function in people who already have some age-related memory loss.
ARPF Research Featured on WebMD
Can Meditation Reverse Memory Loss? Study Shows Improvement on Memory Tests After Practicing Meditation for 8 Weeks
By Kathleen Doheny WebMD Health News
Mar 3, 2010 -- Meditation can increase blood flow in the brain and improve memory, according to researchers who tested a specific kind of meditation and found the improvement after just eight weeks.
The 15 participants, ages 52 to 77, all had memory problems at the start, says Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD, one of the researchers and the medical director of the Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation in Tucson, Ariz.
Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation Statement on the NIH State-of-the-Science Conference on the Prevention of Alzheimer's Disease and Cognitive Decline
Recently, the National Institutes of Health convened a state-of-the-science conference on preventing Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline. An independent panel of experts was appointed to conduct a thorough review of published literature and to hear oral presentations by experts over the course of the conference. At the end of the conference, this panel issued a statement concluding that currently there is insufficient evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of interventions to prevent Alzheimer's disease and cognitive decline. To view the panel's statement in its entirety please visit http://consensus.nih.gov/2010/alzstatement.htm
In recognition of International Brain Awareness Week, March 16th through March 22nd, the Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation would like to share that they have been working toward the prevention of Alzheimer's disease since 1993 using an integrative medical approach using diet, supplements, stress management, exercise, various types of mind/body exercise as well as medication to show that it takes a total program, not just a one drug approach to boost brain power now and to prevent memory loss in Alzheimer's disease later.
The Alzheimer's Research and Prevention Foundation is a charitable organization registered under s.496.411(3), F.S. A copy of the official registration may be obtained from the division of consumer affairs by calling 1-800-435-7352 Toll-Free within the state. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state. ARPF's registration number in Florida is CH-31726.
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