FDA Grants Accelerated Approval for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment
For Immediate Release: January 06, 2023 Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Leqembi (lecanemab-irmb) via the Accelerated Approval pathway for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. Leqembi is the second of a new category of medications approved for...
Worn Down by Alzheimer’s, Some Work to Close ‘Care Gap’
Fred Haynes has once again wandered into the empty spaces of Alzheimer's. On this wintry morning, the retired Realtor is laughing at something only he can see outside the living-room window of his Port Huron home, his lips moving nearly imperceptibly. His gaze moves...
5 Important Things We Learned About Alzheimer’s in 2022
From The Alzheimer's Association It has been an exciting year in the field of Alzheimer’s and dementia research. As 2022 comes to a close, we look back at progress made, including discoveries into the causes, risk factors and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other...
MARCIA HAYNES: Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way
By Patti SamarOriginally from Blue Water Woman Marcia Haynes carries with her a favorite poem called “The Dash.” The poem explains that it is not the year of birth nor the year of death that tells the story of one’s life, but rather, the dash in between those years....