Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022: Day Five Highlights

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next-generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that’ll lead to methods of prevention and treatment and improvements in theContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022: Day Five Highlights”

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022: Day Four Highlights

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next-generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that’ll lead to methods of prevention and treatment and improvements in theContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022: Day Four Highlights”

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2022: Day 3 Highlights

On Day Three of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), we heard from more researchers at institutions across Florida who are sharing their research discoveries that will lead to methods of prevention and treatment and improvements in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Access highlights from other days here. Florida Researcher Spotlight Bryan Alava, from theContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2022: Day 3 Highlights”

Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022: Day Two Highlights

The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is the largest and most influential international meeting dedicated to advancing dementia science. Each year, AAIC convenes the world’s leading basic science and clinical researchers, next-generation investigators, clinicians and the care research community to share research discoveries that’ll lead to methods of prevention and treatment and improvements in theContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2022: Day Two Highlights”

Florida’s Public Health Approach to Alzheimer’s

By Jennifer Braisted, Director of Government Affairs, Alzheimer’s Association Florida Why Alzheimer’s is a Public Health Issue  When you think of a public health issue, stopping smoking or clean water probably comes to mind, Alzheimer’s may not. As former U.S. Surgeon General and CDC Director, Dr. David Satcher said  “Alzheimer’s is the most under-recognized threatContinue reading “Florida’s Public Health Approach to Alzheimer’s”

Florida A&M University Nursing Students Expand Their Knowledge With the ALZ STARS Program

By Maddison Rametta and Audrey Coachman Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia affects 1 in every 37 Floridians statewide. The Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Alzheimer’s Association have partnered to create the ALZ STARS program, a joint initiative to bring increased awareness of dementia and the resources available to Floridians. Pre-Nursing and Nursing studentsContinue reading “Florida A&M University Nursing Students Expand Their Knowledge With the ALZ STARS Program”

Volunteer Highlight: Saul Simon

“The beauty of putting on this event was a buddy of mine looking at me and saying, ‘Thank you for doing this. I don’t know if you know this, but my mom suffered from this disease.’…I never would have known that his mom suffered as my dad suffered,” said Saul Simon about the Pickleball tournament he recently organized in support of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s® in Boca.