Category: Health

Oct 08 2017

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 4 of 4

Inside the Brain: An Interactive Tour – source For my last weekly post leading up the the ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ event I thought I would provide a really educational and interesting tour of the human brain and how Alzheimer’s affects it. Alzheimer’s is an awful disease and I know one day we will find a cure …

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Sep 30 2017

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 3 of 4

The three general stages of Alzheimer’s – source Alzheimer’s disease typically progresses slowly in three general stages — mild (early-stage), moderate (middle-stage), and severe (late-stage). Since Alzheimer’s affects people in different ways, each person will experience symptoms – or progress through Alzheimer’s stages – differently.   To donate and/or join our team for the Winston-Salem ‘Walk …

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Sep 23 2017

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 2 of 4

Alzheimer’s Facts & Figures – source To donate and/or join our team for the Winston-Salem ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s’ on Saturday October 14th, 2017, click WSWGAA – WalkToEndAlz Thank You!   10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s

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Sep 16 2017

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 1 of 4

What is Dementia and Alzheimer’s? Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is an example. Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. Click to ‘read the rest of the entry’ to get some summary information about causes, risks and prevention techniques. To …

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Jan 18 2017

Wolfhounds & Yoga

The Wolfhounds are making Yoga a big part of the weekly training session this year and Kate Renganeschi has kindly offered to teach our players some techniques. Kate is a certified RYT-500 yoga instructor. She received her training in both Costa Rica and Thailand. She mostly teaches vinyasa-based classes that focus on creating balance between …

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Nov 01 2016

Alzheimer’s Fundraiser at Finnigan’s Wake

Hi Everyone, Just a reminder that we have our Fundraiser to benefit Wake Forest Aging and Alzheimer’s research tonight (Tues Nov 1st) at Finnigan’s Wake (620 Trade St). The silent auction will begin at 8pm and the trivia will begin at 8:15pm. The winners of the silent action will be announced after the completion of …

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Oct 29 2016

Walk2EndALZ

The Winston-Salem Wolfhounds were delighted to support the #Walk2EndALZ in support of our own family members who have died from the disease and anyone who has fought or is fighting the good fight against Alzheimer’s. It was an added bonus to meet out favourite WXII weather woman Lanie Pope. Thank you for your daily informative …

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Oct 24 2016

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 4 of 4

Exercising four times a week could reverse the early stages of dementia – source “Exercising four times a week could reverse the early stages of dementia, according to the dramatic results of a new study. People with mild cognitive impairment – often the first

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Oct 17 2016

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 3 of 4

Exercise can prevent Alzheimer’s disease – source “Exercise can prevent Alzheimer’s disease, and now research shows it works as a great therapy, as well. “Vigorous exercise not only makes Alzheimer’s patients feels better, but it makes changes in the brain

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Oct 08 2016

Aging & Alzheimer’s awareness – Week 2 of 4

Diet and exercise are effective in the prevention of Alzheimer’s Article #1 – source “In a groundbreaking study that looked at how diet, exercise and other non-drug interventions affect cognitive decline, researchers see some hope for

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