Alzheimer’s disease has three stages: early (mild), middle (moderate), and late (severe). Here is what to expect and what to do during each of them.
Welcome to the blog of the Memory and Aging Program (MAP) at Butler Hospital. We are a world leader in Alzheimer’s research and a local Rhode Island partner in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. To learn more about our research and how to get involved, visit butler.org/memory.
Heroes & Pioneers
Ray and Elaine Theriault have embarked on many journeys in their 50+ years together. Now they’re on a new quest: to help end Alzheimer’s.
Research & Program News
Drug Studied at Butler Hospital’s Memory and Aging Program May Become First New Treatment for Alzheimer’s in 16 Years
Aducanumab maker Biogen seeking FDA review in early 2020; if approved, it will become the first drug to remove amyloid protein from the brain and slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
What to expect and what to do during each stage of Alzheimer’s to ensure the best possible quality of life and peace of mind.
Join the Alzheimer's Prevention Registry
If you’re aged 40 to 85 and are an individual with normal memory, some memory decline, or mild dementia, you can help in the development of breakthrough tests and treatments for Alzheimer’s. Take just a few moments to enroll in our Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry, a tool that allows us to match up individuals interested in participating in research with studies for which they may qualify – either now or in the future.