What is Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s Disease involves parts of the brain that control thought, memory, and language. It starts with mild memory loss and can lead to the decrease of ability to maintain a conversation and engage with others. One of the first warning signs of the disease is problems with memory.
How to Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease?
Alzheimer’s has been connected to unhealthy lifestyle choices. Ways to reduce the risk of the disease include the following:
- Manage high blood pressure
- Manage blood sugar
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Be physically active
- Quit smoking
- Avoid excessive smoking
- Prevent hearing loss
- Get enough sleep
Resources at Cogdell
We know the importance of being physically fit at Cogdell which is why we are so proud of our wellness center and what it has to offer. The wellness center has quality equipment, fitness and programs and other resources so you can maintain your health goals. We have affordable membership prices and would love for you to join us!
Injuries can prevent people from being active, but Cogdell has a rehab therapy program to help keep pain at bay. There are a variety of conditions that we can help with as well as many treatments to choose from.
The above content above has been made with information from https://www.cdc.gov/aging/publications/features/reducing-risk-of-alzheimers-disease/index.htm