Through the power of DanCE, we can change the Face of Alzheimer’s
3rd Sep

2017

A new study led by a Colorado State University researcher shows that kicking up your heels can actually be good for your noggin. The research team demonstrated for the first time that decline in the brain’s “white matter” can be ...

8th Oct

2016

  Presidents’ Ball & Alzheimer’s Research Fundraiser January 22, 2017 USA Dance, Orange County Chapter is proud to announce the presentation of its President’s Ball & Fund Raiser for Alzheimer’s research to ...

17th Jun

2016

A new study provides the strongest evidence that anticholinergic drugs may increase the risk for dementia in older adults. The drugs implicated are commonly used, estimated to be taken by about 20% of the older adult population for ...

30th Apr

2016

Fund-raising for the DanCE study is comprised of both public and private donations.  So far, over 350 people and many organizations have generously donated to funding the Dance for Cognitive Enhancement study and feel confident that ...

12th Feb

2016

Dancing the Argentine Tango could have potential benefits for people at certain stages in the development of Parkinson’s disease, according to findings in a new study that looked at changes in patients’ motor abilities ...

22nd Jan

2016

Participation in community-based Argentine Tango classes over 2 years led to improvements in motor and non-motor symptom severity, Active Daily Living performance and balance in a small group of people with Parkinson Disease.  All ...

29th Aug

2015

There is a scene in the documentary I’ll Be Me in which musician Glen Campbell, the movie’s subject, watches grainy old home videos alongside his wife, puzzling over what’s in front of him and constantly asking just ...

24th Jun

2015

It’s attracting a crowd of people – each of whom contributes money towards an online funding target. Asking people for money is a tall order for most of us. However, we found that for the DanCE fundraiser it was actually a ...

23rd May

2015

BAN2401 (Humanized anti-amyloid beta mab) Alzheimer’s disease Developed by Biogen in collaboration with Eisai Co., Ltd. The most common cause of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disorder that leads to impairment of ...

11th Mar

2015

A foundation for research is looking to fight Alzheimer’s disease through an unexpected activity: ballroom dancing. The Beverly McCombs Foundation – Dance for Cognitive Enhancement (DanCE) is trying to build on a study that ...