Blog - Kemper House

Kemper Innovates Again with the Ultimate Fitness Club for Your Brain

New Reablement Program Demonstrates Ability to Push Back & Improve ­­­Cognition By Jenny Kemper, Director, Kemper Cognitive Wellness Kemper Cognitive Wellness is launching an innovative program this fall for people interested in enhancing or restoring cognitive function. BrainFit is a program aimed at recovering lost cognitive abilities, improving memory and aspects of brain function required […]

The Kemper House Family’s Focus is Prevention and Effective Treatment for Cognitive Loss

Published on Cleveland.com, July 2, 2021 By Shirley MacFarland, special to cleveland.com STRONGSVILLE, Ohio — Kemper House Residential Alzheimer’s and Dementia homes have cared for and supported Clevelanders impacted by dementia for over 20 years. In recent years, Kemper has set its sights on prevention and pushing back against cognitive loss. “My mom and I started […]

Aducanumab – Is this the end of Alzheimer’s? Not just yet…

It’s been 18 years since the last drug was approved for Alzheimer’s, but on Monday, June 7, 2021, the FDA gave “Accelerated Approval” to Biogen’s novel medication, Aducanumab (“Aduhelm”).  The FDA’s Accelerated Approval pathway is given to drugs that show promise, but approval is provisional contingent upon verification of clinical benefit in future clinical trials.  […]

Movement Meditation

What if you could achieve the benefits meditation offers without having to sit? What if you could do something else — and get a quiet mind at the same time? By using the breath to connect to the body in movement, a meditative state can be attained. In other words, you don’t have to be still […]

Eating for a Healthy Mind

When it comes to a healthy brain, we don’t always consider how nutrition plays a role. Good nutrition significantly affects both our cognitive health as well as our mental health. A healthy, well-balanced diet can help us think clearly, feel more alert, and keep our brains healthy as we age. It can also improve concentration […]