Dr. Karen Bell has worked in healthcare at the local and national level. Now she's turned her sights on the fight against Alzheimer's in Rhode Island.
Amyloid PET Scans Improve Alzheimer's Diagnosis, Management
The results of the trial, conducted in part at the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital, could change how Alzheimer's is diagnosed.
Did you know there’s such a thing as a physical for your brain? Find out what it is and how it can help if you’re concerned about your memory and cognitive function…
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
The Great Challenges and Rewards of Caring for Alzheimer’s Patients: Nurse Practitioner Brittany Dawson
Despite the heartbreak involved with caring for Alzheimer’s patients, this nurse has also found great rewards, valuable insights – and hope.
Research & Program News
Memory and Aging Program Director Dr. Stephen Salloway, a study co-author, calls the findings a “game changer” in Alzheimer’s research.
Receiving an Alzheimer’s or dementia diagnosis is very difficult, but planning ahead can reduce stress and worry. Here are 4 steps to take.
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.