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An Open Letter to the Nevada Legislature by an Alzheimer’s caregiver

Imagine”¦ Imagine your loved one forgetting your birthday, forgetting your face, forgetting you. Imagine your loved one unable to dress herself, comb her hair, brush her teeth, recognize herself in a mirror. Imagine your...

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PAST EVENT [4.30.15] Alzheimer’s Association Conference in Monterey: Innovative Approaches in Therapy, Care and Diagnostics

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias: Innovative Approaches in Therapy, Care and Diagnostics THIS EVENT HAS PASSED Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015 Time: 8:30 am – 4 pm Location: Embassy Suites Hotel 1441 Canyon Del Rey Boulevard Seaside, CA ...

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NEW REPORT: If we find an Alzheimer’s treatment by 2025 we can save $220 billion in five years!

The U.S. could save $220 billion within the first five years of a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease being introduced, according to a new Alzheimer’s Association report Changing the Trajectory of Alzheimer’s Disease: How a...

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New Investigator Research Grant: Eli Puterman, PhD, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine

We recently awarded a new investigator research grant to Eli Puterman, assistant professor at the UCSF School of Medicine for his study, “Improving Caregiver’s Daily Lives with Exercise: A Randomized Study”. With a growing...

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#AskDrEdg during National Caregivers Month

November is National Caregivers Month! Every Wednesday this month from noon – 1 p.m., we will host a live Twitter chat @AlzNorcalNornev for caregivers with Chief Program Officer Dr. Elizabeth Edgerly. She will answer your caregiver questions...

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New Research from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is the world’s largest gathering of leading researchers from around the world focused on Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Held in Copenhagen, AAIC 2014 brought together approximately 4,000 leading...