Hours: 3 Approvals: RCFE, ARF, APPROVED ALZHEIMER'S DEMENTIA
Alzheimer’s disease is the cause of 60 to 70 percent of cases of dementia. Life expectancy after an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is generally three to nine years. Nutrition, activity, and social bonding may help those with Alzheimer’s, but no medications have definitively proven to be effective. Treatments that may improve the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease are currently being studied with some success. This course will cover experimentation related to Alzheimer’s disease and the most promising methods being studied to prevent its onset and/or ameliorate its symptoms.
Familiarity with the variety of Alzheimer’s prevention efforts
Understanding of the ways that diet and nutrition may affect Alzheimer’s
Knowledge of the effects of exercise and physical activity
Awareness of both traditional and experimental medications and treatment options
Recognition of the results of experiments with cannabis treatment and legal roadblocks to experimentation
Comprehension of the positive effects of social bonding