There are 23,000 Rhode Islanders suffering from Alzheimer’s. Dr. Karen Bell is giving her time, talents and even more to help change that.
The Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital is a world-wide leader in the fight against Alzheimer's. We are dedicated to developing breakthrough treatments for Alzheimer's disease through cutting-edge research into early detection and treatment.
Our research and future breakthroughs depend on the participation of people with normal memory who may be at risk for dementia and those who are already experiencing memory loss, as well as the support of committed community partners, supporters and volunteers.
Can Healthy Lifestyle Reduce Risk for Cognitive Decline?
Can healthy lifestyle changes help to protect memory and thinking in aging adults who are at risk? We’re looking for people ages 60 – 79 to participate in the U.S. POINTER study to find out.
Time to Change Attitudes on Alzheimer’s – Neurologist with the Disease Explains Why
After spending 25 years caring for Alzheimer’s patients Dr. Daniel Gibbs developed the disease himself. He’s now been living with it for at least 13 years, and he’s on a mission to spread an important message.