How to prevent and heal Alzheimer’s Disease:
a synopsis on recent breakthroughs
When Tuesday, 28 March at 19:00
Where Cheminée Raum of theBruder Klaus Church (near tram 7 stop Burgernziel)
Contact Gerd Ulbers Deadline Please register online the day before Since 3 years Stefan has been actively occupied as a volunteer for people with dementia, caring regularly for 2 people, one a close friend.
Stefan will bring his guitar: we could sing also several songs at the end of the talk! Music and singing is a powerful method to counter Alzheimer’s. He recommends the discussion in the movie “Alive Inside” which can be found on www.youtube.com/watch?v=TEaBER0bUbc .
Stefan is originally from Bulgaria, and worked as a biochemist for 25 years in bee research – see his website www.bee-hexagon.ch. He is generally interested in health and nutrition.
added on Tuesday, 28th February 2017 by Graham
The annual "Week of the Brain" is from 13-16 March, see www.brainweekbern.ch
Members may be interested in the film “Still Alice” which shows at the Rex on Wednesday, 15 March from 20:30. A professor and her family are tested when she is diagnosed with Alzheimer's at the age of 50
Bilinguals have two cognitive benefits. First, having more centralized and specialized functional connections saves resources compared to the multiple and more diverse brain areas allocated by monolinguals to accomplish the same task. Second, bilinguals achieve the same result by not using the brain’s frontal regions, which are vulnerable to aging. This may explain why the brains of bilinguals are better equipped at staving off the signs of cognitive aging or dementia.
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