On July 6, 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave full approval for Leqembi, a drug treatment for those in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Many information, resources, and questions are spanning the web. We want our Seniors and their caregivers to have access to information and resources.

Alzheimer’s Association stats show that 6.7 million American’s age 65+ live with Alzheimer’s dementia, with 73% over 75 years’ old. From patient to caregiver knowledge and needs, the community is only growing and will continue to be a prominent issue.

In the News

Below are a few recent posts announcing treatment options for hope and risk of Alzheimer’s care.

Alzheimer’s Association Statement on CMS Announcement of Registry for Access to FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments

Medicare Plans to Cover Alzheimer’s Drugs – Biogen and Eisai’s Leqembi is up for full approval this summer

For Alzheimer’s patients, a new era of treatment brings hope and risk- Washington Post

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug slows cognitive decline in trial, firms say – Washington Post


Those suffering with Alzheimer’s and caregivers need to be prepared and organized for what’s to come. However, many don’t even understand what is on the horizon for themselves, family, or friends. Learn more by taking an Interactive Brain Tour.

One way to be proactive is to organize the information needed for everyday life – from healthcare information, to bills, and contacts. We encourage use of resources so the proper information is recorded, updated, and handy.

Alzheimer’s & Dementia and Know the 10 Signs – Alzheimer’s Association

Amongst many, United Healthcare provides a Care Guide and Caregiver Organizer.

Listen to a podcast with guest Jason Karlawish, Physician and professor, on medication/treatment options for Alzheimer’s.

To learn more or participate in helping raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and Dementia consider participating in Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Interested in riding instead – Look here for bike events.

Upcoming Oct 2023 Central Florida events, visit:

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