June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month Our opportunity to change the way the world sees Alzheimer’s disease. Everyone with a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s, a fatal disease that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed. Worldwide, 47 million people are living with the disease, and without a change, that number will […]
New trial to treat Alzheimer’s seen as “game changing” By WYATT ANDREWS, CBS News Helene DeCoste of Boston is a patient in a ground breaking clinical trial, testing whether a drug called Solanezumab can slow down or even prevent Alzheimer’s disease. No drug has even come close before, but researchers have never tested patients quite […]
Positive Results from an Early-Stage Drug Trial Reported at AD/PD 2015 By ANDREW POLLACK MARCH 20, 2015 On Friday, March 20, positive early-stage clinical trial results for aducanumab (BIIB037, Biogen) were presented at the International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases in Nice, France.
Conversations When a Loved One Has Memory Loss One of the most challenging aspects of caring for a loved one with dementia is the ability to communicate with them in a meaningful way. Communicating with someone with Alzheimer’s or a related disorder can be very frustrating, particularly if your loved one doesn’t always remember who […]
Ten 2015 Healthy Aging Resolutions The holidays are over! If you are like most of us, a bit of overindulgence went along with the holiday cheer. But now the eggnog, fruitcake, latkes, pies and candy canes have all been consumed, and life is getting back to normal. The New Year is the traditional time when […]
By: The Regency Memory Care Club When a family member begins to experience memory loss, the entire family is impacted. Living arrangements that were once able to meet a loved one’s needs may no longer be suitable for them and families may be faced with making difficult decisions that must balance a need for safety […]
Fixing Alzheimer’s By: The Regency Memory Care Club One of the most daunting things about an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is that there has, up to now, been no cure for the disease. Different medications and therapeutic interventions have been used to help delay the progression of memory loss, confusion, and dementia that accompany an Alzheimer’s diagnosis […]
The Regency Memory Care Club was a proud sponsor of the upcoming Walk To End Alzheimer’s at Point Pleasant Beach NJ on September 27, 2014. There was approximately 3000 walkers from the area gathering to have fun while walking to raise awareness and funds for Alzhei- mer’s care, support and research. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to […]