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Missoula Public Library is continuing its Memory Café program using a virtual format consistent with COVID-19 precautions.  The Memory Café program creates a safe, welcoming, and supportive space each month for individuals experiencing memory loss as well as their caregivers and family members to engage in...

The Alzheimer's Association Montana Chapter is inviting interested students to attend the first-ever Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) Neuroscience Next, November 9-10, 2020. This no-cost virtual conference will showcase the work of neuroscience students and early career investigators and provide opportunities to make an impact in dementia research. Next, attendees...

Montana State University Extension is piloting Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness for Children:  Storybook Series.  The program helps parents educate and support their children and families who may be experiencing a family member or neighbor with Alzheimer’s disease.   This program also provides materials for teachers to educate preschool children...

Bozeman Health, in partnership with Gallatin City-County Health Department and Community Health Partners, has recently completed data collection for their Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). They are inviting participants to a virtual presentation of the key findings from the CHNA. During these presentations their research...

CHICAGO, JULY 27, 2020 — Flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® (AAIC®) 2020. Three research studies reported at AAIC 2020 suggest: At least one flu vaccination was associated...

CHICAGO, JULY 28, 2020 ​—​​A simple blood test for Alzheimer’s would be a great advance for individuals with ​—​ and at risk for ​—​ the disease, families, doctors and researchers. At the ​Alzheimer’s Association International Conference​®​​(AAIC®) 2020, scientists reported results of multiple studies on advances in...