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Alzheimer’s News October 2021

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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Alzheimer’s News September 2021

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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St Louis Metro Area Crop Walk 2021

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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August Alzheimer’s News

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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Speaker Series: Mary Nelson, Transitional Conference Minister for our MMSUCC – Missouri Mid-South Conference

Come meet Mary Nelson, our MMSUCC Transitional Conference Minister? She will be here leading worship with Kevin and will facilitate the Speaker Series at 11:15am in the Heritage Room and on Zoom — an opportunity to get to know her better via a worship debrief and a state of MMS and wider church conversation. Rev.…

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An ice cream treat for all; the ice cream truck comes to Parkway.

“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

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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Outside Movie Night at Parkway!

Friday, July 9 | 7:30pm | Back parking lot Come one, come all to our first outdoor movie night of the summer! Friday, July 9 at 7:30pm. Meet us in the back parking lot for fellowship time! When the sun goes down we will enjoy a family friendly movie and popcorn! Bring lawn chairs or…

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Intertwine Interfaith Cooking Class #3

Saturday, June 12 | 7 – 8:15am | via Zoom Join us for another Intertwine Interfaith virtual cooking class! Debbie Bram will teach us to bake Mandelbrot (Kamish bread or in Italian, Biscotti) and while our dishes bake, we will hear from Lucy Greenbaum about Havdalah (the ceremony that ends Shabbat)! Please have these ingredients…

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June 2021 Alzheimer’s News

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain awareness month. Please make brain health an important part of your return to normal from the COVID-19 pandemic. Eat healthy. Have breakfast. Granola and fruit are great. At least have a granola bar. Salads, fruits and vegetables are wonderful. Pork is better for us than beef. Share your story. You…

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