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Sharing the latest news on Alzheimer's & memory loss. Visit www.TheADplan.com or www.TheAlzheimersDiet.com for more information

New Article Reviews Comprehensive Approach to Managing Dementia Patients: Considering the Caregivers

April 30, 2012 – A new article was published in the journal Practical Neurology, outlining a comprehensive approach in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, and with a focus on Caregivers. The article is authored by Dr. Isaacson and is available for free online. It reviews the prescription drugs, a new prescription medical food, and scientifically proven vitamins, supplements, [...]

A special note by Dr. Isaacson

A note from Dr. Isaacson: “It is with tremendous sadness and a heavy heart that I write this message. Yesterday, my cousin Charlotte passed away from Alzheimer’s disease. Charlotte was an amazing woman; her smile would light up the room as she entered, and she was beloved by all of her family and close friends. [...]

Blueberries and Strawberries found to delay cognitive decline

Berry Good News! Strong evidence supports regular intake of certain berries (like blueberries & strawberries) can delay cognitive decline for over 2 years! Read the interview with Dr. Isaacson about what types of diet changes can help, or for more info and detailed Alzheimer’s diet plan, visit www.TheADplan.com. Read More At: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/26/cognitive-impairment-study-berries_n_1453557.html

Exercise for Alzheimer’s Prevention? Read Time Magazine and WebMD Interviews with Dr. Isaacson

Get Moving Today! New Research shows daily physical activity (from regular exercise to household chores) may reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s and mental decline even in people older than 80. Read the interviews with Dr. Isaacson to learn more. Read Interview for WebMD.com: http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/news/20120418/any-exercise-may-cut-alzheimers-risk-at-any-age Read Interview for Time.com: http://healthland.time.com/2012/04/19/can-household-chores-help-prevent-alzheimers/ For the latest comprehensive plan to [...]

Alzheimer’s Diet Overview by Dr. Isaacson, Featured in the Miami Herald

Food for thought: Good diet equals healthy mind! This article in today’s Miami Herald gives an excellent overview of how to keep the brain healthy and improve memory through diet. Dr. Isaacson’s AD diet plan and new research is highlighted. Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/04/16/2752112/food-for-thought-good-diet-equals.html#storylink=cpy For more info on the best types of foods to eat, [...]

About

Harvard-trained Neurologist, Richard S. Isaacson, M.D. currently serves as Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, Vice Chair of Education, and Education Director of the McKnight Brain Institute in the Department of Neurology at the University of Miami (UM) Miller School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School, and his medical internship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL. Prior to joining UM, he served as Associate Medical Director of the Wien Center for Alzheimers disease and Memory Disorders at Mount Sinai.

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