Through the power of DanCE, we can change the Face of Alzheimer’s
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 ...

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 ...

20th Feb

2014

Can ballroom dance prevent Alzheimer’s disease?  Studies indicate that it could. More importantly, ballroom dancing greatly enhances quality of life, which is something that dementia steals from Alzheimer’s ...

11th Feb

2014

Mother Beverly, as we called her, was having trouble with her speech, and it had been going on for months. When it…the stumbling began…she would stumble over one word and catch her “footing” and then resume the ...

28th Jan

2014

1.Shock: When I saw that my mother, Beverly McCombs, could not draw a clock, among a battery of tests given to determine dementia, I was shocked. During the entire hour, my beloved mother was asked to answer questions she simply could ...

18th Nov

2013

In 2006, a study was conducted to determine if social dancing could improve health and mobility, and thereby, reduce falls in adults.  The results of the study were published in the New Journal of Medicine.  The outcomes of ...

15th Nov

2013

One of things I love about ballroom are the people you meet along the way.  I met my wife ballroom dancing.  When I told my coach this, she told me that she read a study there are two activities that have the biggest impact ...