Alzheimer's Disease

In this 2019 photo provided by Biogen, a researcher works on the development of the medication aducanumab in Cambridge, Mass. On Monday, June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration approved aducanumab, the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease. (Biogen via AP)

U.S. approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab panned by experts

Drug from Biogen deemed “reasonably likely” to benefit Alzheimer’s patients

 

Photo: Trail Times

Dementia helpline offered in West Kootenay

First Link provides dementia support and information weekdays until 8 p.m.

  • Oct 28, 2020

 

Free Alzheimer Society of BC webinars help local residents and caregivers living with dementia. (Alzheimer’s Society of B.C. photo)

Trail, Rossland residents learn to adapt dementia strategies

Alzheimer’s Society offers webinars to help cope with dementia

 

Scene from the 2019 Climb for Alzheimer’s. (Submitted)

Trail invited to ‘Climb’

70,000-kilometre hiking challenge to support people living with dementia

Scene from the 2019 Climb for Alzheimer’s. (Submitted)
Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s
Join Canadians in a virtual walk for Alzheimer’s
Visit the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s website to sign up for an online session. (Submitted photo)

Dementia education and support goes virtual

Greater Trail residents invited to join Alzheimer’s B.C webinars

Visit the Alzheimer Society of B.C.’s website to sign up for an online session. (Submitted photo)
To sign up for a workshop call 1.778.774.2133 or email info.westkootenay@alzheimerbc.org. (Photo by bhuvanesh gupta on Unsplash)
To sign up for a workshop call 1.778.774.2133 or email info.westkootenay@alzheimerbc.org. (Photo by bhuvanesh gupta on Unsplash)