September 2015 E-NEWSLETTER

East End Walk and Fall Festival Coming Up!

Please join us for the East End Walk and Fall Festival on October 17 at Westhampton Beach. Onsite registration begins at 8:15 a.m.

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Learn More About Alzheimer's Disease During World Alzheimer's Month

In recognition of this worldwide initiative to raise awareness for the disease, ADRC is encouraging everyone to learn to spot the signs of dementia, while keeping loved ones in mind who battle or have lost the fight with this disease each day.

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ADRC Cycles for a Cure

Eighty-six bicyclists took part in the First Annual North Fork Bike Ride for Alzheimer’s on August 30 in support of ADRC. After an early morning check-in at Greenport High School, cyclists embarked on a 25-mile, 50-mile, 75-mile or 100-mile loop along the North Fork.

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West End Walk and Polynesian Festival Recognizes Alzheimer's Patients and Their Families

On August 9, ADRC hosted its West End Walk for Alzheimer’s and Polynesian Festival at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration. This year’s walk featured a release of butterflies by Julia Martin, a member of Team Lois, in honor of those who have lost their battle with the disease.

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Ohio State University’s Human Brain Replication Could Lead to Early Detection of Alzheimer's

A recent Alzheimer’s breakthrough has caught the attention of ADRC staff members. The organization has learned that researchers at Ohio State University have successfully developed an almost fully formed brain that has the potential to transform the understanding of the causes and treatments for neurological diseases such as Alzheimer’s.

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ADRC Celebrates Latest Breakthroughs in Medical Research

With the discovery of a possible link between insulin resistance and memory loss, the unveiling of a test for early Alzheimer’s detection that may soon become easily available and the development of a drug (still in early testing) that can slow the disease’s progress, ADRC Executive Director/CEO Mary Ann Malack-Ragona says the possibility of finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease looks promising.

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Walk for Alzheimer's

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Seminar Series 2015:
Ask The Attorney

September 17, 2015

Seminar Series 2015: Dementia Basics: What Works,What Doesn't Work and Why
September 28, 2015

Seminar Series 2015:
Purple Angel Project- Alzheimer's

October 8, 2015

2015 East End Walk for Alzheimer's & Fall Festival
October 17, 2015

Seminar Series 2015:
Stem Cell Research: Advancing Cures For Neurological Diseases

November 9, 2015


Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. — which is headquartered in Bay Shore and has a satellite office in Southampton — is the only local Alzheimer’s Disease advocacy and educational facility whose mission is to provide hands-on support and services to families on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. ADRC works with family members, health care professionals and researchers to ensure quality health care and support to those impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease through care and consultation, information and referral, training, support groups, and caregiver safety products.

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Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center Inc. Mission Statement
To support research that may lead to a cure for Alzheimer's Disease, to provide care, support and education programs for families in need, and to be the voice for families who are coping with Alzheimer's Disease and/or other Dementias.

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Satellite Office: 33 Flying Point Road, Suites 121/122, Southampton, New York 11968
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