Living with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Caregiver’s Guide
August 5, 2019
Combination Therapy for Moderate to Severe Alzheimer's
Sharon noticed her husband of nearly 50 years suddenly getting lost and suffering from cognition issues. When he was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, Sharon began what many loved ones and caregivers describe as the “long goodbye.”
With support from friends, groups, and associations, Sharon was able to find a way to thrive as a caregiver and help Anthony live out his days in a happy, safe environment.
Thanks to a growing understanding, there are treatment options available for patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease. Join host Olga Villaverde as she welcomes Dr. Malcom Fraser, M.D., in the studio to discuss this complex disease.
Plus, stay tuned as we learn about NAMZARIC®, a prescription medicine approved to treat moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease in patients who are taking donepezil hydrochloride 10 mg, the active ingredient in Aricept®.
Knowing the risk of being an OTC carrier and how to prepare for it with the UCD Genetic Testing Program, sponsored by Horizon Therapeutics and performed by Invitae.
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