Alzheimer’s Disease – What We Know For Sure About Research And Cure Download

29:42 Download June 20th

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. And this is part 3 of our series on Alzheimer’s. The disease is no stranger to many. There are some 6.9 million Americans age 65 and older who are living with Alzheimer’s dementia. It’s a horrible, degenerative disease in which there is no cure. There are medications, however to slow down the progression of the disease, and doctors and scientists alike say this is an exciting time for Alzheimer’s research and treatment.

Which for millions of Americans this could mean more months with their memory and thinking intact. Which also equates to more time for independence, family, friends and an overall improved quality of life.

We’re going to talk more about this new research & treatment as well as dig a little deeper into just what Alzheimer’s and where it came from.

Guests:

Dr. Robert Wiggins,Head of Movement Disorders, Novant Neurology in Charlotte

704-384-9437

Christine John-Fuller, VP Communications, Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter

980-498-7737

800-272-3900 (24 hour hotline)

Alzheimer’s Walks

Charlotte –

EVENT TITLE: Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Charlotte

WHEN:          

Saturday, October 19, 2024
10:00 AM – NOON

WHERE:        

Truist Field

324 S. Mint Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

COST: None

PHONE: 800-272-3900

PUBLIC EMAIL: [email protected]

URL: http://act.alz.org/charlotte

Rowan-Cabarrus

EVENT TITLE: Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Rowan-Cabarrus

WHEN:          

Saturday, September 21, 2024
10:00 AM – NOON

WHERE:        

Atrium Health Ballpark

1 Cannon Baller Way

Kannapolis, NC 28081

COST: None

PHONE: 800-272-3900

PUBLIC EMAIL: [email protected]

URL: http://act.alz.org/RowanCabarrus

Iredell/ Lake Norman

EVENT TITLE: Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Iredell Co. & Lake Norman

WHEN:          

Saturday, September 21, 2024
10:00 AM – NOON

WHERE:        

Liberty Park

225 E. Iredell Avenue

Mooresville, NC 28115

COST: None

PHONE: 800-272-3900

PUBLIC EMAIL: [email protected]

URL:http://act.alz.org/IredellCoLKN

Gaston/Cleveland/Lincoln

EVENT TITLE: Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Gaston/Cleveland/Lincoln

WHEN:          

Saturday, October 5, 2024
10:00 AM – NOON

WHERE:        

Rotary Centennial Pavilion

111 N South Street

Gastonia, NC 28052

COST: None

PHONE: 800-272-3900

PUBLIC EMAIL: [email protected]

URL: http://act.alz.org/GastonClevelandLincoln

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