Tracy

Dr. Charles Edwards and caregiver Tracey Reading had a candid, heartfelt conversation about the stages of dementia from the perspective of a caregiver.

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Biogen’s New Alzheimer’s Drug: What You Need to Know Now

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The Federal Drug Administration announced on June 7 that they have approved Aducanumab for the treatment of mild Alzheimer’s disease. Aducanumab is Biogen’s version of an anti-amyloid drug that removes amyloid from the brain in Alzheimer’s disease. This may in turn slow progression of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Biogen has made the claim that…

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All New Take Charge! Online Resource Library

We are excited to announce that the Take Charge! Online Resource Library is now live on our site and ready for our patients and members to view. Take Charge! is Memory & Movement Charlotte’s (MMC) comprehensive, interactive education and support program made possible through a generous grant from the Philip L. Van Every Foundation. Our…

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What is a Care Plan visit?

What is a care plan visit?

What in the world is a Care Plan and do I need one?  A Care Plan is one important element of putting into practice the Take Charge! approach we teach families at Memory and Movement Charlotte. Care Plan visits are fully covered by Medicare – a benefit available to any patient with a cognitive impairment,…

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Social Distancing Fundraisers You Can Do At Home!

-Create a Facebook Fundraiser in honor of your loved one (or yourself!) -Challenge friends to set a walking goal for the month of June and ask that they donate a dollar (or ten!) for every mile they walk. -Host a social distancing dinner fundraiser: get takeout delivered to your friends and eat together over Zoom.…

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Tips for Fall Prevention

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As we age the risk and impact of falls increases significantly, especially if you or a loved one has a dementia or movement disorder diagnosis. In this video Sanjay Iyer, MD walks you through some of the ways you can create a safer environment in your home to decrease the risk of falls. Here are…

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