We tell you about the EPIC Early-stage Partners In Care program that helps people with early-stage memory loss and their care partners by providing free early-stage related education and training workshops designed to reduce stress, enhance well-being, and help manage challenges. Workshops include how to manage your concerns, stress and distress, how to prepare for changes because of the memory loss and how to stay engaged and plan for the future.
Alzheimer’s is a disease that affects more than 5 million Americans. Dr. Jessica Langbaum, the principal scientist at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in Phoenix, and Dr. William Burke of the Stead Family Memory Center will discuss what the disease does, how it can be diagnosed and the latest research and treatment news.
A new University of Arizona study suggests a possible link between elevated blood sugar levels and risk for developing Alzheimer's disease. Christine Burns, a researcher at the U of A, will talk about the study.