Join Dr. Emerson Lombardo at Holistic Wellness Conference Nashua NH October 20, 2017

Posted by on Aug 28, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, Events, In the News, News | 0 comments

HOW WE HEAL: A Holistic Approach to Health and Wellness      VENUE and GIG Details Explore the Fundamentals of Wellness and the Meaning of Life.     REGISTRATION:    http://www.eventsforhealing.com/register/ Starting with an integrative approach to pediatric care, we will explore the fundamentals of brain health, environmental health and the profound impact of our life time choices on our health and wellbeing. We will discuss the importance of hope and the power of love, as we nurture spiritual...

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CC Donelan Spins Off New Business: Brain Health Partners – for Talks and Coaching and More

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, News, Press Releases | 0 comments

CC Donelan Spins Off New Business: Brain Health Partners – for Talks and Coaching and More July 31, 2017 Dear Friends, Clients and Colleagues, Nancy Emerson Lombardo, PhD and CC Donelan, MA With excitement and gratitude, the Brain Health and Wellness Center® announces that CC Donelan, until recently the Director of Education and Brain Wellness Coordinator, is spinning out a new business, Brain Health Partners, to continue and expand the work of educating the public and professionals about...

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Brain Health and Wellness Center Affiliates

Posted by on Jul 31, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, News | 0 comments

Brain Health and Wellness Center Affiliates   CC Donelan CC Donelan, MA, Brain wellness educational programs and training, presentations, and demonstrations. Delivered onsite for organizations and at-home for individual and family coaching.   Contact: Principal, Brain Health Partners. cdonelan@brainhealthpartners.com and 978-502-4642.  https://www.brainhealthpartners.com/     Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cc-donelan-30350b9a/ Drs. Lynn Lazarus Serper & Nancy...

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ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES $20 MILLION LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION TRIAL IN THE U.S. TO PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE !!!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

Exciting News from AAIC 2017 in London! ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION LAUNCHES $20 MILLION LIFESTYLE INTERVENTION TRIAL IN THE U.S. TO PREVENT COGNITIVE DECLINE !!! This is what all of us in the brain healthy lifestyle field have been waiting for! Building on groundbreaking work in Finland and Australia.  Utilizing Alzheimer’s Association Chapters and Community Resources to keep costs down and create a scalable, practical intervention LONDON, July 19, 2017 – The Alzheimer’s Association...

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THE LANCET COMMISSION: ONE THIRD OF DEMENTIA MAY BE PREVENTABLE

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, News | 0 comments

THE LANCET COMMISSION: ONE THIRD OF DEMENTIA MAY BE PREVENTABLE  - The Lancet releases International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care -    LONDON, July 20, 2017 – In a report presented today at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017) in London, The Lancet International Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care reported that more than one third of global dementia cases may be preventable through addressing lifestyle factors that...

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Advancing health disparities research in Alzheimer’s – National Institute on Aging inaugural grants

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, More, News | 0 comments

According to the Alzheimer’s Association 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, African-Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s or other dementias as older whites, and Hispanics are about one and one-half times as likely to have Alzheimer’s or other dementias as older whites. Yet, these populations are underrepresented in Alzheimer’s and dementia research. The NIA has identified a clear need to diversify research cohorts and improve methods and tools for...

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Amyloid and Tau Spreading Pathways in the Brain, Correlated with Genetics

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, More, News | 0 comments

The ability to employ advanced imaging technology to “see” both of the hallmark proteins of Alzheimer’s (amyloid and tau) in the living brain is a significant recent advance in the field. It may prove to be transformational not only in our understanding of the disease and its progression but also in its potential to accelerate drug discovery. According to Jorge Sepulcre, MD, PhD, of Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, understanding the “spreading”...

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Sleep is Essential for Brain Health

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

Studies reported at AAIC 2017 show that Sleep Disordered Breathing” (of which Sleep Apnea is one type) is associated with deposition of beta amyloid. Sleep Disordered Breathing is treatable.  Thus researchers and doctors strongly recommend treatment be sought urgently for people with sleep disordered breathing It is during sleep that the brain clears away excess beta amyloid.  Interrupted, poor or insufficient sleep interferes with this clearance process.  And deposits of beta amyloid build up. “The...

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Alzheimer Association Comment on Importance of AAIC 2017 Nutrition and Brain Health Research

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

Mediterranean and MIND diets may lower risk of cognitive impairment up to 35 percent   LONDON, July 17, 2017 - Results from four large population-based studies support a connection between good dietary practices and better cognition in old age. Study results were reported at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London. “Although the idea that a healthy diet can help protect against cognitive decline as we age is not new, the size and length of these four studies...

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Inflammation Promoting Diet is Linked to Poorer Executive Cognitive Function and Smaller Gray Matter Brain Volume

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Brain Health Blog, In the News, More, News | 0 comments

Building on solid evidence that eating well is brain healthy, researchers are beginning to explore mechanisms through which dietary mechanisms may influence cognitive status and dementia risk. Yian Gu, Ph.D., at Columbia University, New York, and colleagues examined whether an inflammation-related nutrient pattern (INP) was associated with cognitive function and structural MRI findings in the brain. Using data on 330 community-dwelling, non-demented elderly individuals (mean age 79.7), the investigators found that...

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