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He’s Holding Our Memories Hostage

He’s Holding Our Memories Hostage

Last week I told you about a memory thief known as Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a preventable crime that, sadly, people are accepting as a part of life. But we know that dementia is not a normal part of aging. Having your mind pilfered of precious memories– your wedding...

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President’s Message: Good News For You

President’s Message: Good News For You

People are worried. Covid-19 is surging again, and we are all facing many other stressful situations. But here at your ARPF, we have some really good news for you. And believe me, we are grateful for it, especially at this time of the year. Our research partner at...

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Brain It Back On

Brain It Back On

By Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD You may recall the Brain It On webinar I participated in over the spring. The conference was sponsored by Maria Shriver’s organization, Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement (WAM), and actor Seth Rogen and his wife Lauren Miller Rogen’s...

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Supporting African American Families Facing Dementia Webinar

Supporting African American Families Facing Dementia Webinar

According to recent statistics, by 2030, 40% of Alzheimer’s cases will be in Black and Latino communities. That’s only in 9 years and it’s a very scary statistic. Join us next week for this very important webinar to learn how social determinants of health and access...

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President’s Message September 2021

President’s Message September 2021

By Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD As we enter Autumn, I am reflecting on the intensity of the times. On one hand, it seems like the pace of life is getting back to normal, and yet many people are struggling even more than ever before. There is still so much anger, chaos, and...

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Researchers Agree: Folate Helps Prevent AD

Researchers Agree: Folate Helps Prevent AD

With the rapid increase of the aging population worldwide, over 50 million people were living with dementia globally in 2019 and the number is said to increase to 152 million by 2050. The total cost for dementia was about 1 trillion US dollars in 2019 and it will be...

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The Future Treatment of Alzheimer’s

The Future Treatment of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) Scientific Advisory Council member Helen Lavretsky, MD was recently interviewed about what the future of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) treatment looks like. With a new drug on the market, people want to know, is...

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Is the New Alzheimer’s Drug for Real?

Is the New Alzheimer’s Drug for Real?

By Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD For the first time in over 20 years, the U.S. FDA recently approved a new drug, aducanumab, for Alzheimer’s disease, which afflicts an estimated 6 million Americans. We at the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) applaud...

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Making Strides in Spiritual Fitness

By Dr. Dharma S. Khalsa I am pleased to announce that my article, “Spiritual Fitness: A New Dimension in Alzheimer’s Disease Prevention” was published in the prestigious Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and confirms that spiritual fitness is a key...

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Neurologists Agree on Lifestyle Intervention

Neurologists Agree on Lifestyle Intervention

Dr. Daniel Gibbs is one of 50 million people worldwide with Alzheimer’s disease. As a neurologist, Dr. Gibbs has devoted his life to researching Alzheimer’s and what can be done to slow its progress. He’s explained his findings in a new book “A Tattoo On My Brain: A...

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