African American volunteers wanted for Alzheimer’s study


Source: LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center Facebook page

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center is looking for elderly African Americans to participate in a short research project studying cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease.

The PAACE research study will evaluate if a physical activity program, tailored to elderly African Americans, can help improve brain function in areas such as attention and memory in an effort to reduce the risk of developing dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease.

PAACE study participants will visit the Pennington Biomedical Outpatient Clinic for an orientation visit prior to enrolling in the study.

Once enrolled, participants will take part in a 12-week physical activity program or a 12- week successful aging…

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