SLR SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCES: The Right Values Independent Living    Assisted Living    Memory Support AND Health Care Insights, LLC offering Memory Preservation Nutrition® & Brain Wellness Services™ MPN™ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Erin Whalen, Alzheimer’s Care Specialist Senior Living Residences 388 E. 8th St., Boston, MA 02127 617-293-0121(cell); 617-268-1380 (fax) ewhalen@slr-usa.com

Boston-Based Assisted Living Company Launches Innovative Diet and Nutrition Program To Promote Cognitive Health and Lower the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Boston (September 14, 2009) Excerpts from release: Details About the Memory Preservation Nutrition® program The main foods that are indicated through the Memory Preservation Nutrition® program include fresh fruits and vegetables, especially leafy green vegetables, specific spices, whole grains, and foods containing omega-three fatty acids. The Memory Preservation Nutrition® program also focuses on reducing cholesterol and substituting healthy fats (omega 3 and mono-unsaturated fats) for saturated and Trans fats foods. Another major feature of the program is reducing the amount of refined sugar and high fructose corn syrup in the overall diet. All of the healthy foods featured by the MPN™ in the right combinations provide the body with important disease-fighting antioxidants, nutrients with anti-inflammatory properties and also help to regulate blood sugar. These changes are all important for brain health. Dr. Emerson Lombardo says that diet changes that are made through the Memory Preservation Nutrition® program can benefit people of any age whether or not they have memory loss. She states, “Individuals researching Alzheimer’s disease believe changes and damage in the brain begin well before there are any symptoms of the disease. Following the Memory Preservation Nutrition® program, even if you are not noticing changes to your memory, can be an important step to take to protect your own brain health. The Memory Preservation Nutrition® program becomes even more important for those already experiencing problems. The Memory Preservation Nutrition® works in part by promoting overall body health.  It is never too late to intervene. SLR communities’ talented chefs have done an outstanding job of following Memory Preservation Nutrition® guidelines to create their own new delicious recipes and the residents love the food.” About Senior Living Residences Since 1990, Senior Living Residences of Boston, MA has created service-enriched housing and care options for seniors in New England. Fervently adhering to its “Right Values”—Resident Quality of Life, Valued Associates, Integrity and Innovation—SLR is a trusted leader in the communities it serves through innovative programs and services, which exceed industry standards, as well as its high staff retention. Partnering with equally committed organizations, such as the Boston University School of Medicine’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center, SLR remains at the forefront of research-based care for seniors, especially those living with Alzheimer’s disease. For more information, contact SLR at 617-268-9140 or online at www.SeniorLivingResidences.com. About Health Care Insights, LLC Founded by Nancy B. Emerson Lombardo, PhD, HealthCare Insights, LLC, is an organization dedicated to research and educational efforts designed to (1) help people of all ages protect and promote their brain health, (2) improve the overall health and well-being of seniors and specifically reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other brain problems, (3) help people recover from, or slow down, brain problems, (4) improve the life and well-being of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their family and professional care partners and (5) end health care disparities in the U.S. and elsewhere, especially as they pertain to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Dr. Emerson Lombardo has worked for more than 25 years in the fields of Alzheimer’s disease and services for older adults. She is a founder of both the national Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Disease International, and a member of the International Academy of Nutrition and Aging and the Gerontological Society of America.  During the past decade she has developed lifestyle interventions to promote brain health, and to improve quality of life for older adults. For more information, contact Dr. Emerson Lombardo at 978-621-1926 or online at http://healthcareinsights.net. NOTE TO EDITOR: The press is welcome to contact Erin Whalen for interviews with our on-site Alzheimer’s care professionals, residents and family members. SLR executives, Dr. Emerson Lombardo and other Boston University clinicians and researchers are also available for interviews.

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