AlzForum (June 24, 2016): Online Course Gives Guidance on How to Lower Dementia Risk

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AlzForum (June 24, 2016): Online Course Gives Guidance on How to Lower Dementia Risk

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Fri, 06/24/2016

Starting in July, a massive open online course (MOOC) will translate recent population-based findings into practical advice on how individual people might lower their risk of dementia. Called “Preventing Dementia,” the course will summarize facSee Original Article

AlzForum (July 9, 2016): German Families with Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Disease Meet for the First Time

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Sat, 07/09/2016

Nobody knew each other’s name. Even so, 60 people who either were at risk of having an autosomal-dominant Alzheimer’s mutation, or were accompanying someone who was, exchanged information about a shared problem. There were moments of validation – See Original Article

New York Times (July 8, 2016): For Effective Brain Fitness, Do More Than Play Simple Games

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Fri, 07/08/2016

WHEN a “brain fitness” course was introduced at her retirement community, Connie Cole was eager to sign up. After joining, she learned how to use an Apple iPad and work more complex tasks verbally and on paper.

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Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health Forum (April 20, 2016): Drug Trials Challenges for Alzheimer’s and Other Urgent Needs

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Wed, 04/20/2016

This Forum explored the challenges and complexities of drug trials, and how they impact disease treatment and prevention –  particularly for conditions that currently have little or no therapeutic options. As a case study, the panel discussed AlzheimSee Original Article