We welcome you to join the discussion of Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library, a novel about all the choices that go into a life well lived. What would happen if you had the opportunity to go back and change all the decisions you made in your life? On December 14 pages 201-288. Discussion starts at…

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A new study suggests a popular herb could help prevent Alzheimer’s Disease – Basil. The new study published in “Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience” reveals that fenchol, a naturally occurring compound found in basil, may have a protective effect against Alzheimer’s Disease. Fenchol was found to increase FFAR2 signaling, thus reducing levels of amyloid-beta, a protein…

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The PUCC COVID Team met Wednesday, October 27 to review our status and consider future changes. We noted two positive developments: community transmission is declining; and the approval of vaccination for 5–11-year-old children has the potential to curb the spread of the virus. We encourage vaccination for all eligible children as the vaccines have proven…

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Gum disease and dementia risk: Ignoring your gums might have serious repercussions beyond oral Health: Extreme gum disease that leads to tooth loss may be associated with mild cognitive impairment and dementia later in life, Reports Neurology Magazine. Researchers followed more than 8,000 adults, with an average age of 63 and no dementia, for about…

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New study results show that the use of diabetes drugs known as DDP-4 inhibitors may be associated with slower decline in memory and thinking skills in older adults. Study participants taking DDP-4 inhibitors also showed smaller amounts of the plaques that build up in the brains of people living with Alzheimer’s, compared with both diabetes-free…

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Sunday, October 24 | 4:30 check in | | 5:00pm walk | Eden Seminary: 475 E Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves MO 63119 The 2021 CROP HUNGER WALK will be a hybrid event. For those who feel safe gathering in person to walk together, we shall gather on Sunday, October 24 at Eden Seminary, 475 Lockwood…

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Saturday, October 23 | 10:00am | The Enterprise Center The Walk to End Alzheimer’s is scheduled for Sat. Oct. 23, 2021. The Greater Missouri Chapter is moving forward with plans to host the walk in person downtown outside of the The Enterprise Center. The start time for the ceremony is 9:00AM this year. They will…

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“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!” This Sunday, July 25, following worship in the back parking lot, listen for the familiar tune announcing the arrival of the Good Humor Man (the ice cream truck), delivering a free ice cream treat to every Parkway kid and grown-up. Co-sponsored by Parkway’s Sunday School…

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July 2021 Alzheimer’s News The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of aducanumab (AduhelmTM) from Biogen — the first drug to slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease — is a milestone in the treatment of the disease and a beginning of a completely new future for Alzheimer’s treatments. This treatment, while not a cure, is…

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