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    Couple with caregiver at home
    When a family member is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, people often feel at a loss. The desire to provide the best care possible often wars with the feeling of being overwhelmed by the path ahead. Sadly, this situation is becoming more common. The number of people affected by forms of dementia has more than doubled […]
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    An image of blue and pink pills representing the new Alzheimer’s drug.
    At the end of November 2022, The New England Journal of Medicine published results from a clinical trial for a new Alzheimer’s drug. This was one of the most extensive clinical trials for an Alzheimer’s drug, with many participants from groups historically underrepresented in Alzheimer’s treatment trials or with comorbidities that might impact the drug’s […]
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    A brain and stethoscope sitting together symbolizing brain health
    November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, which is a time for everyone to remember the importance of brain health. Today, Alzheimer’s Disease impacts six million Americans. By 2050 experts believe the number will more than double to 13 million. According to data from the Alzheimer’s Association, one in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another […]
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    alzheimer's and dementia
    As modern medicine helps keep our bodies healthy for longer, we have begun to understand how the brain ages. More people than ever have been affected by forms of dementia in recent decades. Between 1990 and 2016, dementia cases more than doubled from 20.2 million to 43.8 million. A third of older Americans now have […]
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    Alzheimer's Disease
    Throughout November, National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month seeks to raise awareness about this devastating form of dementia. Since the creation of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in 1984, the number of people with Alzheimer’s in the United States has more than doubled, from 2 to 5.4 million. By 2050, an estimated 14 million Americans will have Alzheimer’s.  […]
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    Alzheimer's Caregivers
    When it comes to Alzheimer’s, the first question on many people’s minds is, “What if it happens to me?” From preventative measures to potential treatments, the focus is often on avoiding the disease or coping when it strikes. But when a person is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, the ripples spread out to touch many people in […]
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    alzheimer's disease awareness month
    In 1983, President Ronald Regan declared November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. At the time of Regan’s announcement, fewer than 3 million Americans had the disease. Today, 36 years later, the number of Americans who have Alzheimer’s has more than doubled to 5.8 million. If this trend continues, experts predict the number of Americans […]
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    Preventing alzheimer's Disease Arizona
    Researchers have failed to make significant progress towards curing or even treating Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. At the same time, new cases are steadily increasing. Around the world, some 50 million people suffer from dementia, with 10 million new cases diagnosed every year. Without new treatment options, the world will soon face […]
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    BOLD
    On December 31st, 2018, President Trump signed the Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act — or the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act — into law. In a rare act of bipartisanship, the bill had passed through both The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate in the previous weeks, after having been introduced by […]
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    Alzheimer's Vaccine Arizona Home Care
    Dementia is a looming public health crisis. According to the World Health Organization, there are currently some 50 million people suffering from the disease world wide. And if left unchecked, that number could swell to more than 131 million by 2050. Unfortunately, researchers have made little progress finding a cause for dementia or developing effective […]
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