Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota’

Bike 4 Alz: Western Kentucky University Students ride cross country for Alzheimer's

College Students Cycle Across the US for Alzheimer’s

On May 25, 2012, a group of college guys will begin a North to South cross-country bicycle trip to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease research. They call themselves Bike4Alz. The ride will begin at International Falls, Minnesota, located on the US-Canada border.  Seven weeks later the group will be sipping piña coladas in […]

Calorie Consumption Effects Memory

Overeating May Double Risk of Memory Loss

New research suggests that consuming between 2,100 and 6,000 calories per day may double the risk of memory loss, or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), among people age 70 and older. The study was just released and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans April 21 to April […]

Men More Likely To Suffer Mild Memory Loss Than Woman

Men More Likely To Suffer Mild Memory Loss Than Woman

First you lose your keys. Next thing you know, you find yourself blanking out on mundane tasks around the house. What were you supposed to be doing again? It’s common knowledge that aging is linked with forgetfulness and in more serious cases, various forms of dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease. But a new study, published […]

Parkshore Senior Campus a Silvercrest Community | Minnesota Alzheimer’s Senior Housing Community

Parkshore Senior Community is one of the premier senior housing communities in Minneapolis. Located in the heart of St. Louis Park adjacent to Wolf Lake Park, our independent-living, assisted-living, and memory care apartments are located in a “walk around” neighborhood. Our independent and assisted living buildings are connected to provide easy access to a variety […]

Augustana Health Care Center of Minneapolis | Minnesota Alzheimer’s Nursing Home Care Facility

Augustana Health Care Center owns and manages a variety of senior living apartments in Minneapolis and surrounding metro area locations. Each campus has unique living and care options for active, older adults. By providing a full continuum of care, many Augustana locations allow older adults to “age in place”. From independent living apartments to assisted […]

Mayo Clinic | Minnesota Alzheimer’s Care Facility

The Mayo Clinic is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Our Center is one of 29 NIH Alzheimer’s disease centers(ADCs) in the United States. For patients and families affected by Alzheimer’s, the ADCs offer: Diagnosis and medical management Information about the disease, services, […]