E77 – What is Alzheimer’s disease and what can you do to prevent it? – Interview with Dr. Concetta Forchetti of AMITA Health


This week on the Exercise Is Health podcast, Julie and Charlie sit down with Dr. Concetta Forchetti of AMITA Health to discuss dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and brain health.  Dr. Forchetti specializes in neurology with special interests in Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and memory disorder.  She disucsses the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, the genetic risk factors involved, and what we can all do to help prevent or delay the development of Alzheimer’s.

If you would like to connect with Dr. Forchetti, you may do so by calling (847) 981- 3630 or by going through the AMITA website here.

As a special bonus on this week’s episode, we added an interview with our friend Kari-Ann Ryan, who is a tremendous advocate for Alzheimer’s disease.  You can learn more about the work Kari-Ann is doing by liking her team’s Facebook group here as well as donating to her fundraising site here.

Check out all of the details in this week’s episode!

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Muscle Activation Schaumburg is an exercise facility located in Schaumburg, IL with a goal to help you keep your health for as long as possible. We know that it is your health that allows you to do the things you love in life. This is why we promote a lifestyle that includes exercise, rather than exercise that is a burden to your life. Muscle Activation Schaumburg provides Muscle Activation Techniques® (MAT®) and personal training services to its clients. We use MAT® and exercise to increase the function of your body. A well-functioning body is what allows you to stay healthy and do the things you love. We value helping the members of our community of Schaumburg as well as surrounding communities of the Northwest Suburbs improve their health.

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