New Direction in Alzheimer’s Research

In the laboratory of Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard, a team of researchers is looking into a new direction in research into the nature of Alzheimer’s disease. Preserving Your Memory talked to Jean-Pierre Roussarie, Ph.D., postdoctoral associate at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Disease Research Laboratory, about the work they’re doing now.

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Alzheimer’s Manifesto

 LOOSE THE STIGMA

People suffering from Alzheimer’s experience the limitations of their disease everyday. Instead of focussing on their limitations, acknowledge what they can still experience and create space improves their quality of life. Be constructive in tone.

 ENCOURAGE HUMAN ENCOUNTER

Create an environment that stimulates human interaction, a place where generations can meet. It contributes to a sense of belonging to society and has a positive effect on wellbeing.

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From pampering to well-being: our search for bathing rituals

 

“ If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”

-Loren Eiseley, The Immense Journey, 1957

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