Professional Research Registry

APECS study: Prodromal Alzheimer’s disease

(This information has been provided by Merck)  APECS is a clinical research study evaluating an oral investigational medication to see if it may help slow down the progression of what could be very early Alzheimer’s disease. To participate, patients must be between 50-85 years of age, have had memory problems for at least one year, and have someone in their life that can attend study visits with them and help them follow study requirements.

Life Enhancing Activities for Family Caregivers (LEAF)

Researchers at the University of California San Francisco are testing a program for family caregivers of people with dementia. Six positive emotion based skill-building sessions are delivered one-on-one via videoconferencing on study-supplied tablet computers, so caregivers can take part from anywhere in the USA. Study consists of six weekly hour-long sessions, nightly home practice, and online surveys.

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