Tag Archives: alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association recently published its 2018 Alzheimer’s Association facts and figures. Among the updated findings include the following: Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding at the federal government is $1.8 billion An estimated 5.7 million Americans, including nearly 300,000 in the Delaware Valley, are living with Alzheimer’s disease 16 million professionals are providing care for those […]

Last week, on September 21, the world observed World Alzheimer’s Day, a day in which Alzheimer’s organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s and related dementia is a world health care crisis. It has become an increasing challenge to adequately provide services to those with dementia living […]

The Alzheimer’s Association offers free nationwide clinical trial matching to those with the disease, healthy volunteers, and physicians.  Create a profile online with your personal information, and you will be connected with a clinical trial that matches your specific needs. You can chose to be notified if you are a match with new studies, or […]

On Friday, November 15, 2013, our newly expanded elder law office co-sponsored a presentation with the Alzheimer’s Association on Alzheimer’s research.  Dr. Carol Lippa, a neurologist and director of the Drexel University College of Medicine Clinical Memory Disorders Program, presented on the current advances in Alzheimer’s research and treatment. Dr. Lippa discussed the ability of brain imaging […]