Navigating Alzheimer’s Disease in the Summer: Tips for Caregivers

As the summer season arrives, it brings with it warmer temperatures, longer days, and a range of activities to enjoy. However, for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers, this time of year can present unique challenges. In this blog post, we will explore how Alzheimer’s disease can be influenced by summer conditions and provide …

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The Importance of Clinical Research in Advancing Memory Loss Treatments

Link: https://www.cnn.com/2023/06/09/health/fda-committee-lecanemab-leqembi/index.html The recent FDA advisory committee’s recommendation* to approve Lecanemab (Leqembi) for the treatment of memory loss associated with Alzheimer’s disease highlights the vital role of clinical research in advancing breakthrough treatments. Clinical research is crucial in understanding the complexities of memory loss conditions, identifying potential therapies, and determining their safety and efficacy.   …

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Unraveling the Mysteries of Alzheimer’s Disease: A Journey of Hope and Understanding

Alzheimer’s disease is a topic that has captured the attention of scientists, researchers, and medical professionals for decades. With its devastating impact on memory, cognition, and overall quality of life, Alzheimer’s poses significant challenges to individuals and their loved ones. In this blog post, we embark on a journey to explore the intricacies of this …

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Making Waves in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

ICYMI: Our own Dr. Wendy Bond shares the cutting edge advancements in the fight against Alzheimers happening right here in Fort Myers – if you or someone you know is experiencing changes in memory, don’t delay – get your free memory assessment today! Lee County research center helps study anti-Alzheimer’s drugs

Love Your Brain

Check out NPRC’s very own Amy Schenk as she hosts a segment called ‘Love Your Brain’ with our friends at Lee Pitts Live. You can catch Amy and the Lee Pitts Crew on youtube or WINK-CW6.

Why caregivers experience burnout during the holidays

Caregiver Burnout During the Holidays

The holidays can be a joyful time. Celebrating with family and honoring your traditions while caring for a loved one can feel good and fulfilling. On the other hand, most busy caregivers find there’s even more to do during the holidays. Caregiver burnout is higher during the holidays, but you can take some proactive measures to …

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Thankful for Alzheimer's Research

Thankful for Alzheimer’s Research

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) was first described in 1906. Since then, numerous breakthroughs in technology, infrastructure, and disease knowledge have helped improve patients’ lives and push us closer to a cure. Though the road is still very long ahead of us, November marks a time to pause and reflect on past, present, and future efforts. These …

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Memories should be cherished

Cherishing Memories When Loved Ones Can’t

More than 16 million people in the U.S. are caring for someone with dementia as are countless others worldwide. Our memories are integral to our sense of self and our relationships. Therefore, watching a loved one lose their memories can be incredibly challenging and overwhelming. By learning what to expect and how to help them …

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Help spread awareness for Alzheimer's disease

Help Spread Awareness for Alzheimer’s

September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the most common form of dementia, affecting about 6 percent of people 65 and older. Though it may seem like just a typical disease for older people, it is not a normal part of aging. Join us this September. Add your voice, help increase the …

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Memory Loss: When Should I be Concerned?

Memory Loss: When Should I Be Concerned?

You may be worried about taking longer than before to learn new things, or how now and then you forget something important. When are memory issues age-related, and when should you be concerned? We have some general guidelines to help you sort it out. Dementia is not Age-Related. It’s not uncommon that it gets harder …

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MEMORY LOSS

For those who are struggling with memory loss, a memory screen is a step in the right direction to keeping their minds healthy. Apply for a FREE memory screen today!