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At the bottom of this page, you will find three buttons and a running display of news and posts from the JCA newsfeed and blogs. Visit the JCA blog “Information for the Sandwich Generation” for news you can use about aging, resources, and staying active and connected. The Kensington Clubs blog shares news about Kensington Club activities, dementia care, caregiver support, and community events. As always, you can filter and search for topics of interest in our complete newsfeed, News & Events.

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Alzheimer’s Study Focuses on Black Seniors

February 2, 2023

Researchers Seek to Prevent Alzheimer’s from The Beacon by Margaret Foster While some scientists are working on medications to treat memory loss, other researchers are looking for ways to prevent Alzheimer’s disease entirely. Now a global study is under way to track the brains of healthy older adults who don’t yet have memory loss. Called …

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Dementia Care and Caregiving Research Summit

January 30, 2023

Identifying Research Gaps and Opportunities to Improve the Care, Services, and Support of Persons with Dementia and Their Caregivers The 2023 Dementia Care and Caregiving Research Summit will build on progress of the previous Summits to review research progress, highlight innovative and promising research, and identify remaining unmet research needs with input from the research …

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Participate in NIH Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

January 24, 2023

By volunteering for a clinical study or clinical trial, you can become a partner in helping researchers discover new ways to potentially diagnose, treat, and prevent Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Anyone 18 or older can participate, including people with dementia or memory problems, healthy volunteers, caregivers, and family members. Interested in volunteering for research …

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