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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, in Texas more than 400,000 are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and over 1,449,000 family and friends are providing care.
Serving Amarillo, El Paso, Lubbock, Midland and the surrounding areas, the Alzheimer’s Association West Texas Chapter 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.
Join us for our free caregiver conference. Topics cover Alzheimer's vs. Dementia, when to get a cognitive exam, Palliative vs. Hospice, legal and ethical considerations and more. Open to all family caregivers, nurses and healthcare professionals. CEU's for nurses. Lunch provided.
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If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with early stage dementia or experiencing changes in memory, involvement in early stage programs can be very helpful...
The Alzheimer's Association West Texas Chapter serves Amarillo, El Paso, Lubbock, Permian Basin and all surrounding areas.
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