Best Alzheimer's Disease podcasts — Symptoms, causes and treatment (Updated April 2019; image)
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We’re the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia
 
Alzheimer's Talks is a free podcast/teleconference series from UsAgainstAlzheimer's. We interview leaders in Alzheimer's research, treatment, prevention, brain health, disparities, patient-focused drug development, books, caregiving and other topics on progress against this disease. You can sign-up for the live discussions, which feature your questions, at www.usagainstalzheimers.org.
 
Our program is about Alzheimer’s disease and the many other disorders that can cause dementia. There are over 5 million Americans who currently struggle with Alzheimer’s disease alone, some of whom are in their 40s and 50s. Others struggle with vascular dementia, Lewy body disorder, frontotemporal dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and other conditions. This program brings together nationally recognized experts from many professional fields relevant to the dementias in order to provide current i ...
 
Learn about Alzheimer's disease, its symptoms and risk factors, treatment options, and how to live with or care for someone with this disease.
 
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Living in a remote spot, Pam Wood appreciates her continued connections with other people. Gareth Bracken meets a woman with dementia focusing on what each day brings.
 
UsAgainstAlzheimer's is grateful for the support of Sunrise Senior Living in this Talk, which was produced for Sunrise families, team members, and its community partners. Emerging science now reveals that proactive prevention of and maintenance for overall health concerns can help yield positive effects for a resistant and resilient brain. As w ...…
 
As he tackles both bereavement and dementia, Nicky Stephens remains determined to maintain an active lifestyle. Gareth Bracken meets a man who prefers support to sympathy.
 
When people are denied basic human rights, Nigel Hullah believes in the power of a shared voice. Gareth Bracken meets a man with dementia who wants everyone to have their say.
 
What if a blood test or other simple exam could one day detect Alzheimer’s? Scientists are in pursuit of ways to test for Alzheimer’s by measuring a biomarker—a substance in the body that may indicate or rule out the presence of a disease. This could make Alzheimer’s diagnosis more common in the future, so doctors might be able to intervene bef ...…
 
Research has linked head injury and a variety of mental health conditions to a higher risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia. Given veterans’ exposure to traumatic brain injury, PTSD, blast-induced neurotrauma, successive concussion syndrome, and depression, what do they and their families need to know about Alzheimer’s? And what’s currently done to ...…
 
403 What Is Dementia With Lewy Bodies by Alzheimer's Society
 
404 What Is Frontotemporal Dementia by Alzheimer's Society
 
417 The Later Stages Of Dementia Factsheet by Alzheimer's Society
 
525 Changes In Behaviour by Alzheimer's Society
 
526 Coping With Memory Loss by Alzheimer's Society
 
Amid some difficult days since his dementia diagnosis, Elmar has found support in a place where he knows he’s not being judged. Gareth Bracken meets a man benefitting from a welcoming group.
 
Prof. Claude Wischik, of Tau Rx Therapeutics and the University of Aberdeen, describes his 30-year quest to study the role of tau in Alzheimer's and to pursue a treatment to fight the tau tangles that form in the brain in Alzheimer's. How has tau research evolved, and what is the current state of knowledge? Support the show…
 
Two renowned Alzheimer's researchers and a clinical trial participant share their top takeaways from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, the largest gathering of Alzheimer’s researchers from across the world. They shared insights related to Alzheimer’s disparities impacting communities of color and about patient-centered resea ...…
 
Used to helping others, Kenrick Goppy is learning to accept that he’s the one who needs support now. Gareth Bracken meets a man adapting to the impact of dementia.
 
Is there anything each of us can do to protect our cognitive function or even reduce our risk of Alzheimer’s? Just as we have found ways to reduce heart disease risk, researchers increasingly think there may be steps we can take to ward off Alzheimer’s. Globally renowned researcher Dr. Laura Baker of the Wake Forest School of Medicine discusses ...…
 
Does research into new Alzheimer's treatments reflect what matters most to those living with the disease and their care partners? When new drugs become available, will they address the symptoms and make the changes in people’s lives that are most important to them? Researcher Brett Hauber of RTI Health Solutions discusses the new What Matters M ...…
 
After a dementia diagnosis that felt like a ‘death sentence’, Chris Maddocks is fighting back. Gareth Bracken meets a woman who has vowed to do what she can while she can.
 
Are depression and anxiety risk factors for Alzheimer’s – or is it the other way around? The better we understand the link between psychiatric symptoms and dementia, the more we can improve brain health. Harvard/Massachusetts General's Dr. Jennifer Gatchel discusses her groundbreaking research into the links between depression, anxiety and Alzh ...…
 
How can texting help fight Alzheimer's? Brainworks, led by Dr. Karen Lincoln, is the first study of its kind, using daily, tailored texting to boost knowledge about Alzheimer’s and to change views toward clinical trials among African-Americans. Stephanie Monroe, Executive Director, AfricanAmericansAgainstAlzheimer's, talks with Karen Lincoln, P ...…
 
Despite enduring a series of health and other problems, Abdul-Fady Othman refuses to feel sorry for himself. Gareth Bracken from Dementia together magazine went to meet Abdul-Fady, who takes strength from supporting others.
 
How can I find out about Alzheimer's clinical trials and whether I qualify? What is it like to be in a trial? Hear from a Harvard Alzheimer's researcher, two clinical trial participants, and a decision-tool developer on these and other questions. Support the show
 
Diagnosed with a rare form of dementia, Martin Anderton has stayed positive with the help of an Alzheimer’s Society volunteer. Gareth Bracken from Living with dementia magazine meets a man thriving with support from Side by Side.
 
Dr. Richard Isaacson founded the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, where he’s leading a study examining Alzheimer’s in women, seeking brain changes that occur long before symptoms do. He is joined by UsAgainstAlzheimer's board member Karen Segal, who is participating in this study. Support t ...…
 
Avril Staunton is defying expectations following her dementia diagnosis. She's using the same drive and determination that helped her excel in her medical career to take on negative perceptions. Gareth Bracken from Living with dementia magazine meets a woman refusing to be labelled.
 
The guest on UsAgainstAlzheimer’s December Alzheimer’s Talks was Lakelyn Hogan, a gerontologist and caregiver advocate at Home Instead, which provides in-home elder care services including Alzheimer's/dementia care, respite care and senior companionship. The holidays are a time to get together and celebrate with family—but it can be challenging ...…
 
This Alzheimer’s Talks call presented by UsAgainstAlzheimer's was in collaboration with our newly formed network, VeteransAgainstAlzheimer’s and was moderated by Shawn Taylor, Board Member at UsAgainstAlzheimer’s and President of VA2. Our guest was Dr. David Cifu, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation ...…
 
The guest on UsAgainstAlzheimer's October’s Alzheimer’s Talks was Lisa Genova, a neuroscientist and author whose work explores what it is like to live with neurological diseases and disorders. Her bestselling books include Still Alice, Inside the O’Briens, Left Neglected, and Love Anthony. Still Alice, about a Harvard professor with early onset ...…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
If you have recently been told you have dementia, this guide is for you. It will help you to understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia, and about making plans for the future.…
 
Angry at the unfair treatment faced by many people with dementia, Alex Preston is determined to bring about change. Gareth Bracken meets a man standing up for dementia rights.
 
This Alzheimer’s Talks by UsAgainstAlzheimer's focused on the importance of clinical trials, particularly to better understand the motivations and barriers of participation among diverse communities. This call was hosted by Jason Resendez, director of the LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s network and Dr. Goldie Byrd, Director of the Center for Outreach ...…
 
Believing that the opinions of people with dementia are often overlooked, Arthur Mars has embraced the opportunity to make himself heard.Gareth Bracken reads an article about a man who is influencing the world around him.
 
Dr. Laurie Ryan was our guest for the June Alzheimer’s Talks presented by UsAgainstAlzheimer's. Dr. Ryan is Chief of the Dementias of Aging Branch in the Division of Neuroscience at the National Institute on Aging, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). At the National Institute on Aging, she directs Alzheimer’s disease clini ...…
 
Despite having an inherited form of dementia that has seen three relatives die young, Victoria Huntley is determined to project a positive message. My name is Gareth Bracken, and I'm reading an article about a woman making the most of life.
 
Dr. Howard Fillit joined George Vradenburg for this month’s Alzheimer’s Talks presented by UsAgainstAlzheimer's. They discussed a new report he co-authored, “Single Endpoint for New Drug Approvals for Alzheimer’s Disease”. The report proposes a change in how we define a clinically meaningful drug and therefore the framework for FDA approvals of ...…
 
Author and journalist Greg O’Brien spoke about his journey into Alzheimer’s disease with Meryl Comer. Greg was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 2009, and has been writing, chronicling, and talking about the process ever since. He shared his thoughts, strategies, and experiences in a candid and personal conversation. Support the show…
 
Having faced both HIV and dementia alone, Patrick Ettenes doesn’twant others to do the same.My name’s Gareth Bracken and I’m reading an article about a man casting attention onto a neglected area.
 
Debra Lappin was the guest host for our March Alzheimer’s Talks. She spoke with Dr. Gregory Jicha, Professor of Neurology and the holder of the Robert T. and Nyles Y. McCowan Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease at the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky Alzheimer’s Disease Center. Dr. Jicha talked about the impact of ge ...…
 
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