The aging of the U.S. population and the concurrent rise in the number of adults living with dementia underscore the urgent need for a systematic review of the available evidence for care interventions for PLWD and their formal and informal caregivers. The National Institute on Aging commissioned such a review from the Evidence-based Practice Center Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.
In this video Dr. Oscar Lopez provides an update on how patient care is being approached at UPMC during COVID-19 as well as the current state of clinical research at the Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC).
WQED Documentary “Stolen Years” Highlights Research Being Conducted at the University of Pittsburgh ADRC
Nearly two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer’s are women. Sixty percent of all Alzheimer’s caregivers are women.
The BRiTE (Brain Training and Exercise) Center mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of older adults who want to optimize their level of cognitive, social, and physical functioning.
Eight years ago Niki Kapsambelis wrote a feature in the ADRC Fall Newsletter about the DeMoe family, a family of ADRC research participants with a rare genetic version of Alzheimer’s Disease.