Through the power of DanCE, we can change the Face of Alzheimer’s
23rd Aug

2019

By Sumathi Reddy Aug. 19, 2019 Elvis Presley croons in the background as dance teacher Stine Moen gently calls out dance steps. “Right, left, rock step,” says Ms. Moen, demonstrating the Lindy hop to six seniors. “Sloooooow, ...

10th Jul

2019

by Brent Lambert • August 28, 2017 • As we grow older we suffer a decline in mental and physical fitness, which can be made worse by conditions like Alzheimer’s disease. A new study, published in the open-access ...

26th May

2019

By Marilyn Friedman April 30, 2019 In a packed ballroom, a dapper man in a silver tuxedo swing dances with a young woman to Count Basie’s jazz classic “Shiny Stockings.” A parade of 93 other women patiently wait their turn. The ...

9th Dec

2017

The first reversal of Alzheimer’s disease led to the scientific study in 2014 by Dr. Dale Bredesen, MD. He and his team developed a personalized protocol called RECODE, for reversal of cognitive decline (CD). The protocol reversed 9 ...

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 ...