Your Alzheimer's Community
If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. Alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
A new study from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies implies that THC, a chemical found in marijuana, may stop the production of beta amyloid and stop nerve cells in the brain from being destroyed.
Learn more about this new study and the federal obstacles that may prevent medical marijuana for being used as a treatment method for Alzheimer’s.
New Marijuana Study Reinvigorates Hope for Alzheimer’s Treatment
A new study from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggests that marijuana may be the answer to Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers created cellular conditions to mimic Alzheimer’s, modifying nerve cells to produce beta-amyloid, Read more
Model towns are a unique answer to memory care. These towns look like fully functioning towns and town centers, complete with all the amenities of any other town, but are specifically designed to ease the stress and anxiety of people living with an Alzheimer’s disease or dementia diagnosis.
Learn more about these cities and their impact on caregivers and people with the disease.
Model Towns Strive to Create Safe Environment for People with Alzheimer’s
Model cities and towns are popping up across the globe, hoping to create a safe place for people with Alzheimer’s or a related form of dementia.
The latest model city Read more