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FDA Approval of Lecanemab

The Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes the U.S. FDA action to grant the accelerated approval of lecanemab - a milestone achievement for people eligible for the treatment.

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Cuidados en la etapa media

La etapa media del Alzheimer generalmente se caracteriza por ser la más larga y puede durar varios años.

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Alzheimer's Association, Maine Chapter 

As always, the Alzheimer’s Association is available to you for around-the-clock support:
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Check Out Our Resource List

We have resources you need to help increase education and awareness around brain health for all ages. We have a recommended list of books and magazines ready for you. Click this link to view.
 

Request a FREE Toolkit for a Display in Your Local Library

Maine libraries are an important hub for providing resources and information to local communities. We can help members of your community understand Alzheimer's and dementia warning signs, ways to protect brain health, and offer strategies to support those that are impacted by Alzheimer’s or another type of dementia. Click here to request your FREE toolkit.
 
 
 

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The Alzheimer's Association New England regional chapters have developed resources to help those with Alzheimer's and dementia and their caregivers navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. For more information on our resources contact alangelo@alz.org

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Your Story Matters

We continually need stories from the families, volunteers, and professionals that we work with to raise awareness by sharing their perspectives and personal experiences with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Stories in the media, articles, and letters to the editor are incredibly helpful to localize and show the importance of our work right here in Maine. If you are willing to share your personal experience with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, our staff can help coach and guide you through the process. For more information, please click here or contact Amy Angelo at alangelo@alz.org.
 

About the Maine Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter serves the entire state and is here to help. We provide education and support to all those facing Alzheimer’s and other dementias including those living with the disease, caregivers, families, and health care professionals. We advocate for the needs and rights of those facing dementia. We work to advance critical research toward methods of treatment, prevention and, ultimately, a cure.

Currently, more than 29,000 people in Maine are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 46,000 caregivers provide 68,000,000 hours in unpaid care. Visit alz.org/facts

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Living Well After Diagnosis- for PLWD (Early Stage) and Care Partners

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