Alzheimers Archives

Alzheimer’s disease: black Americans are hardest hit

October 4, 2018

As the aging population continues to grow, so will the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and worse yet, Blacks will be hit hardest. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s 2018 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures, an estimated 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease and 1.1 million of them are Black Americans. Alzheimer’s disease is currently ranked as… [Read More]

Veteran’s Association looking for participants in new Alzheimer’s study

March 8, 2018

Dr. Cindy Carlsson, a geriatrics provider at the William S. Middleton Memorial Hospital and a researcher in the Wisconsin Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center in Madison, is seeking volunteers for an 18-month study on Alzheimer’s disease. Participants must meet all of the following requirements: • Be a veteran eligible for VA services • Possess normal memory… [Read More]