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Frequently Asked Questions

We’ve compiled the most popular questions below. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, do not hesitate to contact us!

Product

Q: Who is Dakim BrainFitness online for?

A: Getting the most out of life depends on having a sharp mind and keeping it that way and Dakim BrainFitness is the brain training program created especially for the boomer generation, to help them do just that. If you want to boost your brain power today and perform at high levels for years to come, Dakim BrainFitness is what you're looking for!

Science

Q: What is Alzheimer’s disease?

A: Alzheimer’s (AHLZ-high-merz) disease is a progressive brain disorder that gradually affects a person’s memory and ability to learn, reason, make judgments, communicate and carry out daily activities. As Alzheimer’s progresses, individuals may also experience changes in personality and behavior, such as anxiety, suspiciousness or agitation, as well as delusions or hallucinations. Although there is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s, new treatments are on the horizon as a result of accelerating insight into the biology of the disease. Research has also shown that effective care and support can improve quality of life for individuals and their caregivers over the course of the disease.

Q: What is dementia?

A: Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, a group of conditions that lead to progressive decline in mental function. Vascular dementia, another common form, results from reduced blood flow to the brain’s nerve cells. Other causes of dementia include frontotemporal dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, and Parkinson’s disease.

Q: Has Dakim BrainFitness been clinically tested?

A: Yes! A clinical trial of our program was managed by UCLA and the results showed significant improvements in both memory (immediate and delayed) and language skills for those people who used over a six month timeframe. The results of the trial were peer reviewed and published in the July, 2013 issue of the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Q: What is a cognitive reserve?

A: Think of a cognitive reserve as a storehouse that buffers the impact of brain pathology on cognitive function. As individuals age, those with a greater reserve capacity will have a lower risk of dementia than individuals with less cognitive reserve. The impact of brain diseases or injuries will be less apparent in those with a greater reserve capacity, as healthy brain functions are able to accommodate for the cell loss. Mentally stimulating activities have been shown in scientific studies to stimulate neuron growth at any age, thereby increasing an individual’s cognitive reserve.

Technical

Q: What are the system requirements for Dakim BrainFitness online?

A: A PC or MAC desktop or a laptop computer with an internet connection and a modern web browser. A list of compatible browsers are included in this FAQ section under the heading "What browsers are compatible with Dakim BrainFitness?"

Dakim BrainFitness is currently NOT compatible with mobile devices, however, mobile support is planned in the near future.

Q: What browsers are compatible with Dakim BrainFitness online?

A: Use one of the following desktop browsers only: WINDOWS PC's (Windows 7 & 8) Internet Explorer 9.0, 10.0, & 11.0 Google Chrome 34.0 and above Mozilla Firefox 29.0 and above

MAC OS X Safari 6.0 (There are known Apple issues with Safari 7.0 under Mavericks and above which can cause audio and video to play inconsistently or slowly. If you are running Mavericks, we recommend using either one of the two browsers listed below.) Google Chrome 43.0 and above Mozilla Firefox 29.0 and above

Please note that mobile/tablet browsers are currently NOT supported.

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800-853-7289

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Santa Monica, CA 90404

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