Alzheimer's Disease

Let the “food for thought” mantra guide your eating habits in the new year. Nutrition experts suggest that while some diets can prevent certain diseases, others may boost brain power. Try to look for foods that have vitamin K (green, leafy vegetables), are rich in omega-3 fatty acids (fish and walnuts) or contain flavonoids (strawberries and blueberries). In addition to helping with memory and cognitive abilities, many of these foods are good for the heart and blood vessels. Learn more about Atlantic Health System’s nutrition services >

Alzheimer's Disease Programs and Screenings

A Day to Remember: Conference for Those Living with Memory Loss
We invite patients, care partners and community members to an inspirational presentation on new memory disorder research and helpful resources. Vendors will demonstrate the benefits of healing arts, walking gait and strengthening.
Fee: $5 per person
Saturday, March 9; 9:00am to 12:30pm
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
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Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 -- Poor sleep is common among Alzheimer's patients, and researchers say they're beginning to understand why.

Scientists studied 119 people aged 60 and older. Eighty percent had no thinking or memory problems, while the rest had only mild problems.

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