‘PROGRESS AND HOPE THROUGH SCIENCE’ TO BE SHARED BY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION ORANGE COUNTY CEO JIM MCALEER
Irvine Talk on July 30 Open to Public Interested in Alzheimer’s Disease Research
IRVINE, Calif., July 22, 2013 — An update on the latest findings from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, with particular emphasis on local impact in Orange County, will be presented Tuesday, July 30, at the Alzheimer’s Association office in Irvine. The public is invited to attend.
The briefing, “Progress and Hope through Science,” will be held from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the association office at 17771 Cowan, Suite 200, in Irvine. Space is limited, RSVPs are required.
Jim McAleer, President and CEO of Alzheimer’s Association Orange County, attended the recent national conference in Boston and will present the latest findings on the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.
“The conference inspired hope on an international level, as more than 5,000 scientists from all over the world who have been studying Alzheimer’s and related dementia disorders, announced their findings. Alzheimer’s disease is a tremendous problem for society as a whole, and of course for the many families dealing with this dreaded disease. But there is a huge army of researchers working, around the world, and I look forward to sharing highlights at our research talk later this month,” said McAleer.
The research talk is being presented with support from sponsor ATP Clinical Research. Susan’s Healthy Gourmet is providing light refreshments. Persons interested in attending may call 800-272-3900.
Additional research talks will be held Oct. 3, Jan. 24, 2014 and April 24, 2014.
About Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County Chapter
The Alzheimer’s Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization focused on the care, support and research of Alzheimer’s disease, a type of dementia that causes memory loss and problems with thinking and behavior. Its mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Since 1982, Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County Chapter has been providing programs and services, free of charge, to Orange County residents with Alzheimer’s and related disorders, their families, caregivers, and the community. Individuals with questions and concerns about memory loss are encouraged to call the 24/7 Helpline at 1.800.272.3900, or visit www.alz.org.