Alzheimer's http://wkms.org en UK Launching Clinical Alzheimer's Study http://wkms.org/post/uk-launching-clinical-alzheimers-study <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The&nbsp;University&nbsp;of&nbsp;Kentucky&nbsp;is about to launch a clinical study&nbsp;that tests an&nbsp;existing medication&nbsp;as a treatment for Alzheimer Disease.</span></p><p>Researchers at&nbsp;UK’s&nbsp;Alzheimer&nbsp;Disease Center&nbsp;think a&nbsp;cholesterol-lowering&nbsp;class of drugs known as fibrates&nbsp;can also prevent&nbsp;the deadly dementia related ailment.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 03 Dec 2013 22:00:04 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 37059 at http://wkms.org UK Launching Clinical Alzheimer's Study Workshops for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer's http://wkms.org/post/workshops-family-caregivers-loved-ones-alzheimers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the early stages of Alzheimer's&nbsp;disease,&nbsp;families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources&nbsp;are available to help?&nbsp;</span>There are workshops for caregivers for loved ones in early stages of Alzheimer’s disease next week and Helene French, Community Outreach Coordinator, Alzheimer's Association, in Evansville brings us more information about them on <em>Sounds Good</em>. <a href="http://www.alz.org/kyin/in_my_community_education_calendar.asp">Click here for more information about the event</a>.</p><p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:03:29 +0000 Kate Lochte 33083 at http://wkms.org Workshops for Family Caregivers of Loved Ones with Alzheimer's UCLA Longevity Center Director Advocates Brain Health to Prevent Alzheimer's http://wkms.org/post/ucla-longevity-center-director-advocates-brain-health-prevent-alzheimers <p></p><div>Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA's Geffen School of Medicine and author, Dr. Gary Small is going against the widely accepted theory that Alzheimer's disease is an unavoidable consequence of aging. Dr. Small's argument is to be found in his book, The Alzheimer's Prevention Program. The core elements in his seven day plan include memory training, food that promotes a healthy brain, the importance of aerobic and strength exercise, managing stress and maintaining strong emotional connections.</div><p> Wed, 02 Jan 2013 17:15:03 +0000 Kate Lochte 26317 at http://wkms.org UCLA Longevity Center Director Advocates Brain Health to Prevent Alzheimer's