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May 26, 2020 - Vin Connelly and Hope Ricciotti

A Recipe for Brain Health: Pan Seared Salmon with Turmeric Spiced Quinoa and Chard

There is growing body of evidence that demonstrates the marked impact diet has on brain health, and the important role a brain healthy diet may have in preventing cognitive decline. With women at an increased risk for Alzheimer’s, it’s particularly important that everyone takes every precaution they can to promote brain health. A brain healthy diet is a key component of living a more brain-healthy life. We are excited to be taking part in a Be Brain Powerful LIVE episode on Wednesday, May 27, at 6 PM EDT to share one example of a brain healthy diet. Vin will be
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May 12, 2020 - Roger Lowe

Documentary on Gene Wilder’s Battle with Alzheimer’s Moving Forward

Now a new Wilder movie is on the horizon, one with a more serious tone.
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May 08, 2020 - Karen Segal

Looking ahead on Mother’s Day after a long goodbye

Mother’s Day hasn’t truly been the same for me since 2002. That was the year my mother, Lisa Cohen, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease when she was just 60 years old.
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May 07, 2020 - Kenneth Carder

Reflecting on the Uncounted Victims of COVID-19 on the National Day of Prayer

I see family members come to the windows of their loved ones and press their hands against the pane. I watch as staff members arrive for their long shifts and leave exhausted. I hear the sirens of emergency vehicles arriving and realize someone is in crisis.
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May 05, 2020 - Reverend Tracey Lind and Greg O’Brien

Anger and Hope: Living with Dementia during COVID-19

Reverend Tracey Lind and Greg O’Brien joined together in a video conversation about their thoughts on living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic.