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

11th Feb

2015

USA DANCE 2015 Presidents’ Ball Fund Raiser for Alzheimer’s Research Contact: Bruce McCombs, Chairman, Organizing for USA DANCE, Orange County, CA Chapter Cell: 214.693.1411 bruce@dancealz.com COMING TO the Richard M. Nixon ...

6th Dec

2014

During aging, sensorimotor, cognitive and physical performance decline, but can improve by training and exercise indicating that age-related changes are treatable. Dancing is increasingly used as an intervention because it combines ...

29th Oct

2014

Researchers are looking at life-style changes, diet and exercise, including salsa dancing, to help reduce the often-debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis which includes problems with muscle control, balance, vision and ...

16th Oct

2014

Cognitive decline is a major concern of the aging population and Alzheimer’s disease is the major cause of age related memory loss with over 5 million Americans affected and 30 million worldwide.  This report (1) describes a ...

19th Sep

2014

USA Dance Orange County announces the Presidents’ Ball Fund Raiser for Alzheimer’s Research and the Dance for Cognitive Enhancement at the Richard M Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California,  March 1, 2015.   ...

17th Jul

2014

The 2014 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Copenhagen, 7/12-17, released several studies on Alzheimer’s and memory loss.  One in particular is the trial conducted in Finland and known as Finger (1), ...

19th Jun

2014

The Alzheimer's Association Central & North Florida Chapter is partnering with the Orlando Chapter of USA Dance to bring an innovative, engaging, and fun ballroom-dance program to the community. "Ballroom For the Brain" will use ...