Introducing Preserving Your Memory: the Magazine of Health and Hope by the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

New York, NY, July 20, 2007 --( If you are over 40 and have forgotten where you’ve placed your car keys, are you a victim of Alzheimer’s?

Introducing Preserving Your Memory: the magazine of health and hope brought to you by the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. Readers can open the pages and find the latest research in Alzheimer’s, where to go for help, what to expect, as well as find caregiving tips and strategies for healthy living.

Preserving Your Memory magazine provides captivating, enlightening and entertaining articles about healthy aging vs. unhealthy aging. Because you forget where you put your car keys doesn't mean you have Alzheimer's, however someone who has their keys and can’t remember what to do with them may. This magazine will help anyone who is concerned with what happens to their brain as they age and help them prepare for their future.

Funded by a grant from the MetLife Foundation, Preserving Your Memory is a quarterly magazine with 100,000 issues per quarter distributed to physicians’ offices throughout the United States. Subscriptions are also available. The first issue includes highlights such as: "Away from Her", an Alzheimer's love story starring Julie Christie and Olympia Dukakis. The latest research update: making strides towards an Alzheimer’s cure. Caregivers' personal stories, fun spa and exercise tips to enhance your brain health, long term planning help, and much more.

“The message of this magazine is hope, above all else,” says Michael Stern, President and CEO of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation. The Foundation funds a team of internationally renowned scientists at the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research under the direction of Nobel laureate Dr, Paul Greengard at The Rockefeller University in New York. “We are committed to living in an Alzheimer’s free world,” continues Mr. Stern.

Whether someone will develop Alzheimer’s or not is determined by a combination of both genetic and environmental health factors. While genetic makeup cannot be altered, individuals can take positive steps to improve their health. Each issue of Preserving Your Memory magazine will feature healthy recipes, exercise tips, stress reducing techniques, and even word games and puzzles to sharpen the mind and preserve good brain health.

This magazine is also about the Alzheimer’s community. Every issue will have articles that feature its readers. Readers have the opportunity to share their experiences and insights with their peers, whether offering tips on caring, getting answers to questions from Alzheimer’s experts or telling their own personal stories.

A free copy of Preserving Your Memory magazine is available online at: Click on the image of the magazine cover to download a copy today.

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation
Betsey Odell