World Alzheimer's Month is an annual campaign by Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds Dementia.

World Alzheimer's Day is on September 21st each year.

Source: John Hopkins Medicine

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Alzheimer's Disease Research in the US


Did you know that the National Institute of Aging (NIA) is currently supporting 233 clinical trials on Alzheimer's Disease and related Dementia (AD/ADRD)?

To learn more about Alzheimer's Disease research and local resources, visit Alzheimer's Association.


HealthStreet Registry of Older Adults (60 years or older)

*among those who were navigated

Research Staff and Investigators: We have a registry of 2,374

older adults interested in research who might like to be involved in your study!


Baseline Trust in Research and Researchers reported by Older Adults (60 or older)

From above, you can see that 51% of older adults have reported a high level of trust in both research and researchers.


Memory Screening at HealthStreet

HealthStreet offers free health assessments and memory screenings for individuals 60 and older. 

To schedule an appointment for a memory screening, call HealthStreet at 352-294-4880.


HealthStreet is here for you! 

Please call ahead at 352-294-4880 and let us know you are coming.


Want to participate in UF research studies?

⦿ The ACT study is examining a mild form of brain stimulation and its effect on thinking and memory improvement with brain training in older adults. Eligible participants must be 65-89 years old, healthy and willing to participate in an MRI.


⦿ The MAPLE study is trying to understand the long-term effects of marijuana on people living with or without specific health conditions. Eligible participants must be 60 years or older and HIV positive.


If interested, please reach our Study Navigator at 352-294-4873.


Here are Some Riddles to Keep you Busy


1) What is always in front but you cannot see?


2) What invention lets you look right through a wall?


3) What has a head and a tail but no body?


Click here to view the answers to our riddles or share your own with us for a chance to be shared on a future newsletter!


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