Dec. 9, 2022

Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Promising clinical trial results for a new Alzheimer’s treatment are bringing hope to patients and caregivers. Hosts Terry and Bob discuss the needs of Alzheimer’s caregivers and how to measure if a new treatment helps meet those needs. 

Plus, TikTok personality Kris McCabe (@lifewithgrams) joins the show to share how she became a caregiver for her grandmother who lives with the disease. Since the age of 29, Kris has been a full-time caregiver, and she shares her experiences, insights, and advice from the past five years. 

Hosts: 

Terry Wilcox, CEO, Patients Rising

Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest

Guests:

Kris McCabe, TikTok @lifewithgrams 

Paul Langley, Ph.D., Lead Researcher, Patient Access and Affordability Project

Sandra Washington, Patient Correspondent

Links: 

‘I’ve Been a Caregiver to My Grandmother for Over 5 Years - Here’s What Led Me to Start the Conversation’

New data shows Alzheimer’s drug can slow cognitive decline

Attitudes About Socialization, Clinical Trials, Medication Use & Treatments in People of Color with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Executive Summary: Needs Fulfillment Quality of Life for Spousal Caregivers in Alzheimer's Disease

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