Entries Tagged as ‘News’

October 15, 2010

Jean Carper Discusses Alzheimer’s Prevention with Katie Couric

On October 12, 2010, Jean Carper sat down with Katie Couric to talk about her new book “100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s.”

October 1, 2010

Blueberries Among Top Tips to Avoid Alzheimer’s – Jean Carper on PBS NewsHour

Jean Carper discusses her new book, 100 Simple Things You Can Do To Prevent Alzheimer’s, with Betty Ann Bowser from PBS NewsHour

September 27, 2010

Jean Carper on NBC 4 – 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s

On September 16, 2010, best-selling author Jean Carper spoke to NBC 4’s Barbara Harrison (Washington, D.C). about her latest book “100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s and Age-Related Memory Loss’.” Jean gave Barbara’s viewers some surprising advice on how to slow down and avoid this devastating disease— check it out!

September 26, 2010

Sarah Palin Spoof Commercial for New Book Has Everybody Laughing

Outtakes and bloopers from a Sarah Palin video and spoof commercial for “100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s” by New York Times Best Selling Author Jean Carper.

September 25, 2010

It’s One Train You Want to Miss–the Alzheimer’s Express

The following opinion piece by Jean Carper appeared on the CNN Webpage: By Jean Carper, Special to CNN October 10, 2010 — (CNN) — After age 60, we are all likely passengers on the Alzheimer’s Express. These days it’s overcrowded with baby boomers and is predicted by 2050 to claim 115 million victims worldwide, including […]

September 22, 2010

New Harris Poll Reveals Americans Believe Alzheimer’s is Preventable

American baby boomers are upbeat about their chances of avoiding and slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, and do not believe it is entirely genetic, according to a new Harris Poll, released for World Alzheimer’s Day, Tuesday, September 21. Fifty-seven percent of those surveyed said they “strongly or somewhat disagreed” with the statement: “There is […]

September 21, 2010

World Alzheimer’s Day: 10 Tips to Prevent Alzheimer’s

As seen in the Huffington Post: How are you celebrating World Alzheimer’s Day today? Of course, it’s hardly a celebration, since the idea is to focus on the awful fact that Alzheimer’s is about to swamp us with the worst epidemic the world has ever seen–115 million cases, including 13.5 million Americans (up from 5.1 […]

September 3, 2010

Experts Dispute New York Times Article Saying You Can Do Nothing to Prevent Alzheimer’s

by Jean Carper (From the Huffington Post (Huffington.post.com) , September 3, 2010 Why is the Sunday New York Times running four-month-old news on its front page? Should we worry that the Gray Lady, now 159 years old, is slowing down? I am referring to the article, “Years Later, No Magic Bullet Against Alzheimer’s Disease,” by Gina […]

September 3, 2010

Small Heads, More Alzheimer’s

by Jean Carper Yikes! That’s how I feel about a new finding that smaller head-size boosts Alzheimer’s progression. I have enough to worry about with my ApoE4 gene that triples my odds of getting the disease, and now a small head, too.  German researchers affiliated with the Technical University of Munich spread this news via […]

August 27, 2010

Looking for Alzheimer’s Answers in All the Wrong Places

Jean Carper weighs in on the latest alzheimer’s research and actions that we can take right now to delay the progression and onset of alzheimer’s.