Ep 5: Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease (Part 2): Medication and Rehabilitation Therapies
Medication for Alzheimer’s has been around since the 1980s, and for some people, it can be an important part of managing symptoms. In part 2 of Treatment for Alzheimer’s, we explore some pharmaceutical options, as well as therapy to improve motor, speech, and language skills.
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For information about medication
- Overview of medications for Alzheimer’s disease
- FDA approval for Aducanumab
- About Aducanumab
- About Cholinesterase Inhibitors
For information about therapies
- American Physical Therapy Association
- American Speech Language and Hearing Association
- Total Health Works
- Speech Therapy Works
- Managing eating and swallowing challenges
For information about clinical trials:
References about Aducanumab
- Dr Andrew Budson – Seven Steps to Managing Your Memory: What’s Normal, What’s Not and What to Do About It
- Dr Jason Karlawish – The Problem of Alzheimer’s: How Science, Culture, and Politics Turned a Rare Disease into a Crisis and What We Can Do About it
- Anthony Copeland Parker – Running All Over The World: Our Race Against Early-Onset Alzheimer’s
- Paul Hornback – God Still Remembers Me: Devotions for Facing Alzheimer’s Disease with Faith
- Paul Hornback – My Purple Brick Road: A Faithful Battle with Early-onset Alzheimer’s Disease
- Dr Daniel Gibbs – A Tattoo on my Brain: A Neurologist’s Personal Battle against Alzheimer’s Disease
- Dr Phillip Sloane – Alzheimer’s Medical Advisor: A Caregiver’s Guide to Common Medical and Behavioral Signs and Symptoms in Persons with Dementia
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