Medicine, Walking, Painting, and Puzzles: A New Paradigm for Dementia Intervention (Originally published in

Stan Goldberg, PhD

Physicians routinely prescribe Donepezil (Aricept), Galantamine (Razadyne), and  Rivastigmine (Exelon) for patients who have Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. But they often ignore the clout of activities such as walking, knitting, woodworking, and puzzles. In this article, I explain why many common activities have the potential of holding in check the ravages of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.

Preventing Senior Moments, by Stan Goldberg

Offers practical and achievable prevention strategies for senior moments.


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