This week, the 21st Century Cures Act sailed through the House and is headed to the Senate next week. The legislation will invest more than $6 billion in public health and medical research over the next decade.
September is World Alzheimer’s Month and as research continues, we find our understanding of the disease, particularly at the earliest stages, continuously changing. This weekend our company is honoring founder Leonard Astrup at one of the largest charity walks in the nation. Few of us have not been touched by patients, friends, or family members who have suffered from (or cared for someone who has) dementia. Here’s a thoughtful look at the realities of the disease. Need to provide some information to patients about the disease? Check out our Smart-Take here. And here’s some advice for caregivers you might want to pass along.
Here are few stories we came across this week that you might find interesting: