June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month and although there is still so little we know about dementia, progress is being made and there are new resources right here in Seattle.
Let’s start with the first-ever Alzheimer’s drug, approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last summer.
“While not a cure, this new drug is the first FDA-approved treatment that has been shown to reduce the defining brain changes of Alzheimer’s, those amyloid plaques,” said Dr. Maria Carillo, chief science officer for the Alzheimer’s Association. “That means people could have more time to participate actively in their daily life, more independently, and hold on to memories longer. Having
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