Brittany Mosser, from the Washington State Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, summarizes her attendance at the Alzheimer’s International Conference in this Part 1 segment and Part 2 which can be accessed to the right of the page once you’ve clicked on the full version of her article.
By Brittany Mosser
The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) is the world’s largest forum where researchers and practitioners from around the world come together to share research results, discuss theories, and collaborate. Last year, AAIC saw exciting announcements about studies suggesting that changes in the sense of smell may indicate the presence of dementia and updates on clinical trials for new medications. This year, AAIC will be held in Washington, D.C. and includes the Dementia Care, Research, and Practice Track to focus on how we currently treat Alzheimer’s, care for caregivers, and respond to the impact of dementia on our broader community. This portion of the conference will explore what are we doing to address the impact of Alzheimer’s now, how well are we doing it, and how can we do it better.
I am incredibly excited to be attending AAIC this year because I feel the urgency for these…
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