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Ask The Expert with Memorial Health System-Topic: Alzheimer's Disease

February 6, 2020

February 4, 2020 WTAX, Erin Hascup, Ph.D., Director Center for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Ask the Experts with Memorial Health Systems, Topic: Alzheimer's Disease.

NPR: How Patients Help Unravel The Mystery Of Alzheimer's

January 24, 2020

Originally published on January 17, 2020 3:27 pm

Hascup named director of Alzheimer's center

December 18, 2019

Congratulations to Erin Hascup, PhD, named as the new director of the SIU Center for Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (CADRD) beginning January 1, 2020. Dr. Tom Ala will become CADRD's medical director. Dr.

Research Studies Seek Participants with Memory Loss, Alzheimer's Disease

October 31, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease could affect more than 14 million Americans by 2050 if a cure isn’t found, the Alzheimer’s Association reports.

Alzheimer's Caregivers Invited to Attend Free Training

January 31, 2018

Those who provide care to Alzheimer’s disease or dementia patients at home are invited to attend The Savvy Caregiver program, a free, six-week course. Beginning Feb. 16, classes will meet at 2-4 pm on Fridays, Feb. 23, March 2, 9, 16 and 23, at First Christian Church, 2106 S.

Care Partners, Those Concerned about Alzheimer’s Invited to SIU’s Annual Memory Loss Conference

November 9, 2017

Participants will hear the latest in Alzheimer’s disease research, tips for caregivers at each stage of the disease and recommendations for managing dementia-related behaviors at SIU Medicine’s annual Memory Loss Conference for family, friends, care partners and persons with dementia.

Center for Alzheimer’s Disease ‘Steps Up’ in Spite of Budget Woes

October 16, 2017

Written by Lauren Murphy | Photos by Jason Johnson Published in Aspects magazine, Autumn 2017 (40-4)  

'Minds in Motion' Helps Seniors Exercise their Brains

October 10, 2017

Program Begins Nov 1.

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