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2014-01-16 08:27:10

Nationally recognized neuropsychologist provides tips on building brain reserves MENTOR, Ohio, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent studies, more than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia within the year. Currently there are more than 15 million family caregivers attending to a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia - a number that will grow significantly as the Baby Boomers retire. On Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 6:30 p.m., Emeritus at Newell Creek, a senior...

2013-08-26 12:24:17

Fit Brains: Sparky's Adventures App Offers Children Fun, Educational Games that Work as Personalized Brain Training Experience through Innovative Adaptive Learning VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fit Brains, a mobile first brain training company with more than 150 million brain training sessions completed, and the creator of the highly successful Fit Brains Trainer app, today launches its first app for children, Fit Brains: Sparky's Adventures. Following...

2013-06-17 12:29:15

SEATTLE, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone loves a summer break and people with Alzheimer's disease are no different. While taking a trip may not be feasible for many with dementia, another kind of getaway can be very enjoyable and beneficial to the individual and their families, experts say. A "memory vacation" to a favorite destination from the past is brought to the place of residence, whether in their long-time home or at a memory-care community. "A variety of stimuli can elicit...

2012-12-31 16:21:07

SEATTLE, Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the time of year many people resolve to shape up their bodies, there's added incentive to follow through: Doing so can also boost mental fitness, potentially delaying the onset of dementia. With the number of new cases of Alzheimer's disease in the U.S. projected to increase by 130% in 2030 compared to 2000, it should be an important motivator to make your good intentions a reality, says Dr. Paul Nussbaum. He is the director of brain health for...

2012-12-14 08:22:23

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fit Brains, a top brain training product with over 75 million brain games played, today announced the launch of its Fit Brains Trainer app for iPhone and iPad. This new app brings an entertaining, yet cognitive training experience to the mobile platform, providing more than 100 unique training sessions that will challenge any user. The mobile trainer utilizes an innovative adaptive learning system that is customized by level and...

2012-12-05 08:25:18

SEATTLE, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Turn off the electronics on the ride to Grandmother's house; people who isolate themselves have a higher risk of developing dementia," says Dr. Paul Nussbaum, director of brain health for Emeritus Senior Living and clinical neuropsychologist and adjunct professor of neurological surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. "Face-to-face interaction and maintaining your family network are beneficial for the brain. So shut off the...

2012-11-29 20:22:10

HOUSTON, Nov. 29, 2102 /PRNewswire/ -- According to recent studies, more than 35 million people worldwide will have dementia within the year. Currently there are more than 15 million family caregivers attending to a loved one with Alzheimer's or dementia - a number that will grow significantly as the Baby Boomers retire. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 6:30 p.m., Emeritus at Kingwood, Lake Houston's newest senior living community, is hosting a free Brain Health event for seniors and individuals...

2012-11-20 08:26:05

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Individuals and families across America are invited to ask questions of a leading national expert on brain health on ways to increase cognitive fitness and delay the potential onset of memory loss. Emeritus Senior Living National Director of Brain Health Dr. Paul Nussbaum will hold a live Internet chat at 4 p.m. ET / 1 p.m. PT, Monday, Nov. 26. To participate, visit www.Emeritus.com and click on "Click to read more" on the event...

2009-10-01 07:05:00

Program Addresses Growing Public Health Problem of Too Few Doctors to Care for a Rising Aging Population NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation for Aging Research announces that it has been awarded a $200,000 grant from MetLife Foundation for its Medical Student Training in Aging Research (MSTAR) program. The funding will provide 50 medical students with the opportunity to participate in an eight- to twelve-week research, educational, and clinical mentorship...

2008-07-14 03:00:36

By Paul Nussbaum, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 14--Many of the nation's governors, dealing with crumbling schools, roads, bridges and water systems, would like economic stimulus checks of their own. Gathered in Philadelphia for a conference of the National Governors Association, state leaders suggested that a federal infusion of cash -- similar to the $150 billion program of rebates to individual taxpayers -- could create jobs and rebuild vital underpinnings of state economies. "We...