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Alzheimer's Research & Prevention Foundation

Working Towards Prevention Since 1993

Upcoming events

    • 12 Mar 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (PDT)
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    This your monthly group meeting to support all those who are currently taking #BLTT and haven't completed the course yet. This is not for those who have graduated.

    The goal of this ongoing call is to answer questions, clarify the way the online course works, get to know each other, and provide assistance to you, if you need it.

    When: Tuesday, March 12th, 2024

    Time: 9 am PT / 12 pm ET 

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Please pre-register if you are planning to attend so we know who's participating. You will then receive an email with the link to Zoom.

    You must use the same email you used to register for BLTT or your registration will not be accepted.

    There is no charge for these meetings.

    Kirti Khalsa, ARPF CEO will be leading the meetings. If you have any questions, please email Kirti@alzheimerprevention.org and Chelsea@alzheimersprevention.org.

    • 18 Mar 2024
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • 22 Mar 2024
    • 1:00 PM (EDT)
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    • MARCH INTO MOVEMENT

    • Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 2024

      9 am PT /  10 am MT / 11 am CT / 12 pm ET for 60 minutes    


    • Host: Kirti Khalsa, ARPF CEO


    • You are invited to participate in our virtual March into Movement fitness series!


    • We will practice gentle brain-boosting exercises every day for the week. Each session will be recorded and sent out soon after.


    • Monday: Tai Chi with Taylor Temnick, EdD, LAT, ATC, CES, RYT-200, BLS

    • Tuesday: Ageless Grace with Lana Gelb, MS, BLS


    • Wednesday: Qigong with Kerry Ruiz, BS, BLS


    • Thursday:
      Movement as Healing with Kimberlee Bow, MA, LPC, R-DMT, CT, ACS, BC-TMH, CFE/T, RSME/T, DAIS, RYT500, BLS


    • Friday: Accessible Yoga for Healthy Aging with Eve Adler, RN, E-RYT, YACEP, BLS


    • Click here to learn all about our amazing instructors. 


    • About the sessions:

    • Tai Chi: 

      As explained by Harvard Health Publishing, there is growing evidence that Tai Chi, a mind-body practice that originated in China as a martial art, has value in treating or preventing many health problems. 

      In this low-impact, slow-motion exercise, you go without pausing through a series of motions named for animal actions – for example, "white crane spreads its wings" – or martial arts moves, such as "box both ears." As you move, you breathe deeply and naturally, focusing your attention – as in some kinds of meditation – on your bodily sensations. Tai Chi differs from other types of exercise in several respects. The movements are usually circular and never forced, the muscles are relaxed rather than tensed, the joints are not fully extended or bent, and connective tissues are not stretched. Tai Chi can be easily adapted for anyone.

      Ageless Grace:

      Ageless Grace® is a cutting-edge brain fitness program based on neuroplasticity that activates all 5 functions of the brain – strategic planning, memory/recall, analytical thinking, creativity and imagination, kinesthetic learning – and simultaneously addresses all 21 physical skills needed for lifelong optimal function. This is a wellness program consisting of 21 simple exercise tools designed for all ages and abilities.

      A study at Harvard showed that a most effective way to stave off Dementia is for the body to move and create new patterns for the brain- rather than separating body and mind exercises. This program was designed with this in mind, and consists of everyday movements, which are natural and organic. These seated movements stimulate cognitive function in the various areas of the brain focusing on the healthy longevity of the body and brain.


    • Qigong: 

    • Qigong is a system of coordinated body-posture and movement, breathing, and meditationsaid to be useful for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial arts training. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, qigong is traditionally viewed by the Chinese and throughout Asia as a practice to cultivate and balance the mythical life-force qi.

      Qigong practice typically involves moving meditation, coordinating slow-flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and a calm meditative state of mind. People practice qigong throughout China and worldwide for recreation, exercise, relaxation, preventive medicine, self-healing, alternative medicine, meditation, self-cultivation, and training for martial arts.

    • Movement as Healing:

      Our bodies were made to move and in movement lives potential healing. Oftentimes we have preconceived ideas that movement has to be a dance style or these big grandiose movements, but movement can be subtle and soulful. This session provides everyone an opportunity to move to the rhythm of their own hearts and souls. Participants will be guided and supported through a movement experience that will allow them to feel safe in their own movement explorations. Upon completion of the movement experience participants will have the time and space to engage in reflection time via writing or art.


    • Accessible Yoga for Healthy Aging:

    • This gentle class honors the roots of yoga while offering variations of Hatha Yoga postures, Yi Jin Jing practices, and body and breath awareness techniques to maintain, restore, and protect health as we age. Recommended props include a yoga mat/rug, blanket, and chair. The goal is not simply to accept our differences, but to celebrate them! Join me for a truly welcoming community of practice!


    If you have any questions, please contact Chelsea Pyne, Educational Programs Manager, at Chelsea@alzheimersprevention.org

    You will receive the Zoom meeting link after you complete your registration, then a reminder every morning of the week.


    This Challenge is offered to you as part of ARPF's educational programs. If you feel called to support us, you may use this link to give a tax-deductible donation. We thank you for supporting our mission.

    Scholarships: A limited number of scholarships are available, please email us at info@alzheimersprevention.org. 

    Disclaimer: The exercises and yoga sets provided during the March for Movement week and by Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) are for general education and outreach purposes only. We recommend you work with your healthcare provider first if you have a health condition or experience dizziness, shortness of breath or any other discomfort while or after exercising. By performing any of the exercises in this series, you assume all risks of injury from doing so. ARPF is not responsible or liable for any injury or loss you may sustain by participating in this challenge.

    • 2 Apr 2024
    • 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM (PDT)
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    Brain Power for Life: How Early Development Influences Your Life Course

    Date: April 2nd, 2024

    Time: 4 pm PT / 7 pm ET

    Duration: 60 minutes

    Speaker: Judy Romano, MD, FAAP, RYT, BLS


    This webinar examines the relationship between early brain development and dementia prevention. The fundamentals of early brain development and child development have advanced in recent years through advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics allowing understanding of how early experiences are built into the human body and brain. The human brain is developed by a dance between genetic factors and the environment. The recognition of the effects of early stress that is toxic in nature resulting in physiologic disruption has been well studied and documented. These effects can result in disruptions of development for children and have negative effects on health throughout the lifespan.

    Biology and experience are not destiny, however, and resilience is the antidote! High on the list of ways to develop and grow resilience are familiar to yoga practitioners and teachers - meditation and mindfulness practices, especially gratitude practices and the recognition of the importance of relationships. Adherence to overall personal wellness practices as described by the ARPF 4 Pillars provides the blueprint for the mitigation of the effects of stress on early development while supporting healthy resilience.

    The 4 Pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention

    - Diet and Supplements

    - Stress Management

    - Exercise: Mental and Physical

    - Spiritual Fitness


    1 Hour CE program for C-IAYT applied for. Register and you'll automatically receive the recording.


    What You Will Learn:

    Understand the fundamentals of early brain development.

    - Understand how the cumulative knowledge of early brain and child development is based on advances in neuroscience, molecular biology, and genomics.

    - Understand how early experiences are built into our bodies and that significant adversity produces physiologic disruptions.

    - Describe the role of resilience as it relates to development throughout the life span.

    - Relate early brain development to dementia prevention.


    Your Esteemed Speaker: Judy Romano, MD, FAAP, RYT, BLS

    After serving the community for 30 years as a Pediatrician, Dr. Judy Romano is enjoying bringing yoga to the community in fresh and exciting ways. She is certified in Yoga Medicine which believes yoga is accessible to everyone, enhancing health and longevity. She is also a Certified Brain Longevity Specialist through the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation. Dr Judy’s classes blend knowledge of anatomy, movement, and the use of yoga as a therapeutic modality to meet each student where they are in the practice. Mindfulness and meditation practices along with the physical postures allow for a well-rounded experience for both mind and body.

    Dr Judy’s interest and expertise in early childhood brain development was reflected in her professional work at the local, state, and national levels. She was a national speaker for the American Academy of Pediatrics on the science of early brain development and continues to serve the Governor of Ohio on the Ohio Early Childhood Advisory Council. She is currently interested in how the principles of brain health are applicable across the life span and how research is ushering in a new paradigm for all ages.


    Can't make it live? Don’t fret! Register and you’ll get exclusive access to the recording.

    Why Join?

    Our mission is to foster a thriving community where knowledge is shared, innovations are discussed, and every member uplifts the other. Be a part of this transformative journey and contribute to shaping the future of brain health!

    Got queries? Our enthusiastic team is here to assist. Reach out to Chelsea at chelsea@alzheimersprevention.org.

    Video Recording Note: Your presence means a lot to us. By joining, you agree that the session might be recorded for future references.

    Grab Your Spot NOW! Let's journey together towards a brighter, brain-healthy future.

    Join us and see what this webinar is all about. We’ve prepared an amazing program for you. Can’t participate in person? Sign up and you’ll receive the recording.

    We are excited to be a resource to you and create this vibrant, collaborative community of uplifting one another. Thank you for taking part in this experience.


    Admission fee: Your registration fee of $30 ensures we can continue to offer these programs. If you need a scholarship for this event, please contact us at info@alzheimersprevention.org. 

    Important: Please add admin@arpf.com to your contact list so no communication gets lost in spam.                                           

    Cancellation policy: Please contact us at info@alzheimersprevention.org if you need to cancel your registration.

Past events

19 Feb 2024 Meditate for Your Memory Challenge
13 Feb 2024 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – February 2024
9 Jan 2024 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – January 2024
16 Dec 2023 Increase Your Brain Health Span
16 Nov 2023 Dive into the Future of Brain Health
7 Nov 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – November 2023
17 Oct 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – October 2023
30 Sep 2023 30 Years of Alzheimer's Prevention Conference
12 Sep 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – September 2023
22 Aug 2023 Tai Chi: Meditation in Motion
8 Aug 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – August 2023
24 Jul 2023 Food for Thought
20 Jun 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – June 2023
23 May 2023 BLTT and All Discover How Nature Boosts Your Brain
23 May 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – May 2023
11 Apr 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – April 2023
21 Mar 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – March 2023
9 Mar 2023 P2P Inflammatory Conditions & Infections: How They Affect Neurological Health
1 Mar 2023 Brain Longevity Challenge
21 Feb 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – February 2023
10 Jan 2023 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – January 2023
8 Dec 2022 The New Covid-Alzheimer’s Connection
22 Nov 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – November 2022
14 Nov 2022 Meditate for Your Memory Challenge II
3 Nov 2022 Spiritual Fitness for Navigating End-of-Life Care
25 Oct 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – October 2022
15 Oct 2022 Virtual Brain Longevity Symposium
15 Oct 2022 SPONSOR REGISTRATION - Brain Longevity Symposium
13 Sep 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – September 2022
8 Sep 2022 Alzheimer's & Sleep: The Chicken or The Egg?
9 Aug 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – August 2022
7 Jun 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – June 2022
18 May 2022 How to Stay Healthy and Live Longer with Spiritual Practices
10 May 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – May
12 Apr 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – April 2022
29 Mar 2022 The New Science of Brain Health Nutrition
14 Mar 2022 Meditate for Your Memory Challenge
1 Mar 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – March
24 Feb 2022 ARPF Black Brain Health Initiative
3 Feb 2022 Stress Management for Caregivers: P2P Meeting
1 Feb 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – February 2022
11 Jan 2022 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – January
6 Jan 2022 Stories of Hope
26 Oct 2021 Supporting African American Families Facing Dementia
19 Oct 2021 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – October
28 Sep 2021 Yoga for Depression as Alzheimer's Prevention
18 Aug 2021 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – August
27 Jul 2021 How Preventing Frailty Can Prevent Dementia Webinar
20 Jul 2021 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – July
30 Jun 2021 Music as Medicine for Your Brain Webinar
22 Jun 2021 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – June
18 May 2021 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – May
20 Apr 2021 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – April
15 Apr 2021 American Society on Aging: Promoting Holistic Bio-Hacking Strategies for Older Adults and Caregivers
16 Mar 2021 BLTT Students Ongoing Support – March
11 Mar 2021 Meditate for Your Memory Challenge
4 Mar 2021 Spiritual Practices and Brain Longevity: Imaging Research Revealed
11 Nov 2020 Trauma, Yoga and Your Brain
2 Sep 2020 How to Successfully Work with Residents in a Senior Community Webinar
16 Jul 2020 The Neuroscience of Yoga Webinar
12 Jun 2020 Maintaining Brain Health During The COVID-19 Pandemic Webinar
27 Apr 2020 How to Sharpen Your Marketing Skills
21 Feb 2020 Sexuality and Aging: Embracing Change -Webinar
9 Dec 2019 Webinar: Spiritual Fitness™ and Kindness: Why are They so Important for Your Health and Wellbeing
20 Nov 2019 Feed Your Brain: What to Eat to Fend Off Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
26 Oct 2019 Brain Longevity Symposium
24 Oct 2019 Brain Longevity Therapy Training
7 Aug 2019 How ARPF Resources Can Increase Your Client Base Webinar
22 May 2019 Fundamentals of Research Interpretation Webinar
6 Mar 2019 Yoga: The Biomedical Science and Research
22 Jan 2019 ARPF on Fasting

Alzheimer's Research & Prevention Foundation

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Phone (888) 908-5766
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