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Tips and Resources for Caregivers

Tips and Resources for Caregivers According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias, resulting in an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care. While being a caregiver is gratifying, it is also associated with physical, psychological, and financial burdens. It is common for caregivers to […]

IDEAS Study Results

IDEAS Study Results The Imaging Dementia-Evidence for Amyloid Scanning (IDEAS) Study was a 12 month, observational, open-label, longitudinal study done from February 2016 to December 2017. This study was done to assess the impact of amyloid PET scans on patient outcomes. An amyloid PET scan of the brain can identify underlying Alzheimer’s disease even in […]

Hobbies, Are They Really That Important?

Hobbies, Are They Really That Important? Many of us are stretched for time and lead busy lifestyles. By the time we reach the end of our day, the idea of sitting in front of the TV seems very appealing. However, there could be a more proactive and beneficial use of our time! It may seem […]

Acti-v8 Your Brain

Acti-v8 Your Brain: A Brain Health Initiative Acti-v8 Your Brain is a program that is designed to help individuals sustain a healthy brain! All of the information that each of the 8 pillars in the program provide is scientifically validated and geared towards ultimate brain wellness! The 8 Pillars are as follows:  1) Eat Well […]

FDA Cites 17 Companies For Illegally Marketing Dietary Supplements as Treatments For Dementia

FDA Cites 17 Companies for Illegally Marketing Dietary Supplements as Treatments for Dementia For many ailments and conditions, over-the-counter products are readily available to help consumers find relief or treat various medical symptoms. When it comes to the relief and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease, there are many false claims being advertised about products that can […]

How to Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

How to Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease Michael Mega, MD, PhD Director, Center for Cognitive Health Do you have a family history of Alzheimer’s disease? If you do there is much you can do now to reduce the chances of developing the disease even if you are carrying genes that increase your risk. Your […]

Our Research

Our Research Participation In the quest to conquer Alzheimer’s disease, new drugs that can be used long before the effects of the disease take hold are being tested. These drugs can target and diminish production of a specific protein found in the brain – Beta-amyloid – that’s thought to cause Alzheimer’s. “The field of Alzheimer’s […]

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