Alzheimer’s Researcher Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, M.D., Ph.D., Receives Zenith Award

The Alzheimer’s Association is proud to introduce physician and neurologist Nilufer Ertekin-Taner, M.D., Ph.D. as the recipient for the 2022 Zenith Fellows Award Grant. The Zenith Award recognizes individuals and offers major support to those with a substantial personal commitment to the advancement of Alzheimer’s in addition to other forms of dementia research.

Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Burden is Growing in Florida

Caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia face unique challenges and as dementia symptoms worsen, caregivers can experience increased emotional and physical stress making it more difficult to care for their loved ones. Many caregivers rely on direct care workers for in-home care allowing their loved one to continue living at home and help prevent or delay nursing home placement.

Rally in Tally 2023: Advocating for Alzheimer’s in Florida

Whether it was traveling through multiple time zones or sitting on a bus for 540 miles, nothing could stop advocates from getting to Tallahassee for the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Rally in Tally, State Advocacy Days. Over 70 advocates made the trek to raise their voice and turn the Old Historic Capitol purple.