Jun 24, 2016

A Path to the Cure for Alzheimer's How You Can Be a Difference Maker

If we are ever to find an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease we need the participation of every member of the Alzheimer's community.


Clinical trial for Alzheimer Dementia Memory
Are You Eligible?

By Bob DeMarco
Alzheimer's Reading Room

If we are ever to find an effective treatment for Alzheimer's disease we need the participation of every member of the Alzheimer's community.

Science cannot move forward without our participation.

Clinical Research Depends on People Like Us

The clinical trial sponsor is seeking people who are experiencing symptoms from Alzheimer’s disease, such as problems with memory or thinking clearly.

A Quick Personal Note from Bob DeMarco
My mother and I participated in a clinical trial for Alzheimer's disease. It was a wonderful experience for both of us. I can't tell you how much the significant memory testing, and detailed medical attention you receive means. It certainly helped relieve many of my worries at the time. The only way we can beat Alzheimer's is by getting greater participation in clinical trials from people like you and me.

More than 150 Alzheimer's and related clinical trials in the United States are looking for volunteers. At least 70,000 people with Alzheimer's, healthy volunteers, and caregivers are urgently needed. - National Institutes of Health (NIH)


Quick Link - Go directly to the clinical trial page - If you are interested in this clinical trial the easiest way to participate is by filling out a quick questionnaire. This will determine if you pre-qualify.

If you do pre-qualify, you will be contacted by a nurse, and if everything is in order - you will receive a referral to a clinical trial office near you. All information is covered by the Privacy Act.

How to Get Answers To Your Questions About Alzheimer's and Dementia

How you can BENEFIT from participation in a clinical trial:
  • You may get a new treatment for a disease before it is available to everyone.
  • You play a more active role in the health care and testing of your loved one.
  • You will receive high quality medical care and more frequent health check-ups as part of your participation.
  • You will be actively participating in the search for a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
Please note: You never pay anything out of pocket​ for a clinical trial that is approved by the FDA. And, you do not need health insurance to participate.


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