Concetta Forchetti, MD, PhD, of the Alexian Brothers Neurosciences Institute, will discuss Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease at Aging Care Connections 111 W. Harris Avenue, La Grange, on Tuesday, December 4 at 1:30 pm - 3 pm. Dr. Forchetti will present information on changes in the brain caused by Alzheimer’s disease; how currently approved medications work; the direction of ongoing research; and realistic expectations of new treatments.
The program is free and open to all, but registration is necessary. To register, please call 708-354-1323.
Alexian Brothers Neurosciences Institute has an active and established program for clinical research under the direction of Dr.Forchetti, Medical Director. Dr. Forchetti is the founder of the Memory Disorders Clinic at Alexian Brothers and is a highly respected researcher with more than 30 years of clinical research experience. She has authored many articles in the area of neurology and has been interviewed by television, radio and newspapers on the topic of Alzheimer’s Disease. Dr. Forchetti will be discussing a wide range of clinical trials that point the way to new treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease.
Aging Care Connections is a non-profit organization which is the connection to the most comprehensive, expert information, programs and services enabling older adults to remain independent and their families to make the best, most informed decisions regarding needed care in their lives. Serving 22 communities in Lyons, Riverside and South Proviso Townships and an additional ten communities in Leyden and Norwood Park Townships for elder abuse investigation, Aging Care Connections’ programs and services are made possible by community support and donations, and, in part, by the Illinois Department on Aging (IDOA), AgeOptions, Community Memorial Foundation and local United Ways. To learn more, visit www.agingcareconnections.org.