BvB Dallas Announces 2016 Beneficiaries

Young Philanthropists Partner with Local Researchers to Tackle Alzheimer’s More than 200 volunteers are raising awareness and funds to support cutting-edge science DALLAS, TX. (July 1, 2016): BvB Dallas players and coaches have set an ambitious goal to raise $500,000 in less than three months to support research advancements for Alzheimer’s in Dallas, TX that…

I #TackleALZ to Remember the Greats

Pat Summit fought Alzheimer’s disease the same way she approached every game of her coaching career. She battled with a dignity and passion that continues to encourage and inspire the individuals currently suffering from this horrible disease. As her words so many years ago affected my future, Pat Summitt‘s passing has done the same. She’s reminded…

Center for BrainHealth Study: Training Helps Those with Mild Cognitive Impairment

ORIGINALLY POSTED JUNE 13TH AT CENTERFORBRAINHEALTH.ORG New research from the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas shows that strategy-based reasoning training can improve the cognitive performance for those with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), a preclinical stage of those at risk for Alzheimer’s disease. The study, in collaboration with the University of Illinois…

Why I Tackle ALZ

CATELYN CAPPLEMAN FOX, CARETAKER I was finishing up college 3 hours from home, and couldn’t help but notice something just seemed off with my mom. She became increasingly frustrated and had difficulty juggling things that a super mom of 4 had been a pro at for years. Doctors misdiagnosed it as depression, but things just…

The Thing About Awareness is…

RUSTY HAAKE, BVB DALLAS AMBASSADOR “Awareness” is a funny word.  Like “tolerance” or “conservative,” it tends to mean whatever the person saying it needs it to mean. In medical research, however, this term is as specific as it is important. To explain its relevance to Alzheimer’s Disease, let’s look at a parallel.  Let’s talk about…

BvB Dallas Game-Day DETAILS: Saturday, August 8th

 Dear BvB Fans,   Are you ready for some FOOTBALL? Thank you for supporting the 8th Annual BvB Dallas Powder-Puff Football Game. Your generosity has allowed us to raise over $405,000 for the thousands of North Texas families who are battling Alzheimer’s disease. Hydrate early and join us Saturday, August 8th, at the Cotton Bowl, GATE 11 – 4101 South…