Oct 13, 2010

@KatieCouric: Can We Keep Alzheimer's at Bay? (Video)

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room
This week's episode of @katiecouric is a discussion about Alzheimer's disease and ways to attempt to prevent memory loss.

Jean Carper, a long time health journalist provides practical tips for improving the strength of your mind, while Couric acknowledges the growing number of caregivers (an estimated 11 million people) who use the Internet for a sense of community, information and support.

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Katie Couric posed a question I submitted to Jean Carper in the interview. Jean then spoke very highly of the Alzheimer's Reading Room (Thanks Jean). You can watch and listen to the segment in the video below.

You can also watch the entirety of the interview by following the links below the video. We also have a link Jean Carpers' new book -- 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's and Age-Related Memory Loss.

To watch The Role of Caregivers, and Online Support @katiecouric at CBSNews.com -- go here.

Please note there are two additional video interviews with Katie Couric and Jean Carper on the same page -- How Important are Multivitamins? and Caffeine Good for the Brain?

You can follow Katie on Twitter @katiecouric or meet up with her on Facebook.

Go here to visit the @katiecouric website.

Bob DeMarco is the Founder of the Alzheimer's Reading Room and an Alzheimer's caregiver. Bob has written more than 4,900 articles with more than 352,100 links on the Internet. Bob resides in Delray Beach, FL.

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