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Lecanemab is the second FDA-approved treatment that addresses the underlying biology of Alzheimer's and changes the course of the disease in a meaningful way for people in the early stages.
Currently more than 140,000 in Virginia are living with Alzheimer's disease and over 458,000 caregivers, family and friends are providing care. Serving 52 counties and cities, with offices in Charlottesville, Danville, Harrisonburg, Lynchburg and Roanoke, the Alzheimer's Association is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer's and other dementias throughout our community, including those living with the disease, caregivers, health care professionals and families. We are also committed to advocating for the needs and rights of those facing Alzheimer's disease and advancing critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.
The Alzheimer's Association Central & Western Virginia offers a variety of services including care consultation, support groups, safety services and education.
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Your memory often changes as you grow older. But memory loss that disrupts daily life is not a typical part of aging.
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Coming to terms with the diagnosis requires time. Immediate reactions of denial and fear are normal and may help you and the person diagnosed process the grief you are feeling.
Resources are available to help both you and the person with dementia as the disease progresses.
The Alzheimer's Association Central & Western Virginia offers a variety of services including care consultation, support groups, safety services and educatio...
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An Alzheimer’s Community Forum is a town hall style meeting to ask questions, discuss experiences and learn about resources.
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