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New Webinar: ARPF Black Brain Health Initiative

New Webinar: ARPF Black Brain Health Initiative

Black Brain Health & Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s Race Got to Do with It? It has been well documented that Black Americans are at a higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) than their white counterparts. As a matter of fact, AD occurs at such high rates that it is...

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President’s Message: Good News For You

President’s Message: Good News For You

People are worried. Covid-19 is surging again, and we are all facing many other stressful situations. But here at your ARPF, we have some really good news for you. And believe me, we are grateful for it, especially at this time of the year. Our research partner at...

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Supporting African American Families Facing Dementia Webinar

Supporting African American Families Facing Dementia Webinar

According to recent statistics, by 2030, 40% of Alzheimer’s cases will be in Black and Latino communities. That’s only in 9 years and it’s a very scary statistic. Join us next week for this very important webinar to learn how social determinants of health and access...

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Researchers Agree: Folate Helps Prevent AD

Researchers Agree: Folate Helps Prevent AD

With the rapid increase of the aging population worldwide, over 50 million people were living with dementia globally in 2019 and the number is said to increase to 152 million by 2050. The total cost for dementia was about 1 trillion US dollars in 2019 and it will be...

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The Future Treatment of Alzheimer’s

The Future Treatment of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF) Scientific Advisory Council member Helen Lavretsky, MD was recently interviewed about what the future of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) treatment looks like. With a new drug on the market, people want to know, is...

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Study finds dementia patients have greater risk of COVID-19

Study finds dementia patients have greater risk of COVID-19

A recent study, COVID‐19 and dementia: Analyses of risk, disparity, and outcomes from electronic health records in the US, has found a new strategy to help control the COVID-19 pandemic– protect dementia patients. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University...

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