Alzheimer's Disease

In this 2019 photo provided by Biogen, a researcher works on the development of the medication aducanumab in Cambridge, Mass. On Monday, June 7, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration approved aducanumab, the first new drug for Alzheimer’s disease in nearly 20 years, disregarding warnings from independent advisers that the much-debated treatment hasn’t been shown to help slow the brain-destroying disease. (Biogen via AP)

U.S. approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab panned by experts

Drug from Biogen deemed “reasonably likely” to benefit Alzheimer’s patients

 

Locals participate in an Alzheimers walk in Maple Ridge on May 15. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows group raises over $3,000 for Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Dementia Friendly Community Task Group is top fundraiser in the Tri-Cities/ Ridge Meadows area

  • May 28, 2021

 

Heather Treleaven. (Special to The News)

Honouree highlights work of Maple Ridge dementia task force

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s in May

 

Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)

Alzheimer Society of B.C. to host COVID-19-related webinar

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)
Talia Yorish, 10, is encouraging Lower Mainland residents to join her in her fundraising efforts for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. She is climbing the Grouse Grind in memory of her grandmother, Mariam, who battled Lewy body dementia before passing away last April. (Contributed photo)

Climb for Alzheimer’s encourages Lower Mainland residents to walk or hike for a cure

North Vancouver 10-year-old taking part in Grouse Grind climb in honour of grandmother

  • Sep 9, 2020
Talia Yorish, 10, is encouraging Lower Mainland residents to join her in her fundraising efforts for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. She is climbing the Grouse Grind in memory of her grandmother, Mariam, who battled Lewy body dementia before passing away last April. (Contributed photo)
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Dementia doesn’t stop and neither does the Alzheimer Society of B.C.

Amid COVID-19, Maple Ridge residents join the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s online May 31

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