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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Early recognition of Alzheimer's

  • Memory loss that disrupts daily life.
  • Challenges in planning or solving problems.
  • Difficulty completing regular tasks.
  • Confusion about time and place.
  • Difficulty with balance, reading, identifying colors, or measuring distance.
  • Struggling with vocabulary or keeping up conversations.
  • Losing the ability to make good choices (e.g., not taking care of their health, spending unnecessary money).
  • Changes in mood and personality.
  • Withdrawal from social settings.

Ways to fight against Alzheimer's

  • Regular Exercise: increases heart rate and blood flow to the brain, several studies have found an association between physical activity and reduced risk of cognitive decline.
  • Quit Smoking: evidence shows that smoking leads to cognitive decline.
  • Protect the Head: brain injuries can make you vulnerable to dementia, so wear your seat belt, put on a helmet,and take steps to prevent falls!
  • Socialize: staying socially engaged supports overall brain health.
  • Eat a Healthy Diet: Although research is limited on diet and cognitive function, eating a healthy diet means your body is ready to fight anything.

Date

Jun 01 - 30 2021
Expired!

Time

All Day

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Jun 01 - 30 2021
  • Time: All Day

Organizer

Whitetulip Health Foundation

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