Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Albany

Dr. Holub and his research team have been absolutely fantastic during the course of my research trial participation. The level of attention and care that I received during my visits went far beyond what we expected. Dr. Holub's attention and care is unprecedented and he is always working very hard to get the patient to…
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Thank you for attending our recent community events! Stay tuned for more. Don’t miss Dr. Holub’s presentation on April 19, 2017 at 6:30pm (free memory assessments will be offered as well starting at 5:30pm) at the Colonie Town Library!

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Don’t forgot to stop by the Colonie Town Library (also known as the William K. Sanford Library) tonight, April 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. to see Dr. Holub’s presentation on the topic of ‘Brain Health’. The Colonie Town Library is located at 629 Albany Shaker Rd., Albany, NY 12211. Free memory assessments will be offered for all who are interested starting at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Holub’s presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. The event will be located in the Stedman Room. We look forward to seeing you there!

 

We would also like to extend a warm thank you to everyone who attended Dr. Holub’s presentations at both the Guardian Society in Albany on April 4, 2017 and Beacon Pointe in Clifton Park on April 5, 2017. We appreciate all of the feedback we have received as well as the thoughtful questions posed to Dr. Holub.

Here are some photos from both of the events – we hope you enjoyed the presentations as much as we did!

 

 

Dr. Holub to give “Brain Health” presentation at Colonie Town Library on April 19, 2017. FREE memory assessments beginning at 5:30pm. Presentation begins at 6:30pm.

Be sure to attend Dr. Holub's presentation entitled "Brain Health" this Wednesday, 4/19/2017 at 5:30 pm at the Colonie Town Library! The presentation will be in the Steadman Room. Colonie Town Library (also known as the William K. Sanford Town Library) is located at 629 Albany Shaker Rd., Loudonville, NY 12211.   Brain Health is…
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Dr. Holub to Discuss Alzheimer’s Disease Research on WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s “In Conversation” on March 9, 2017 from 1-2 p.m.

Don't miss Dr. Holub's upcoming WAMC radio appearance on March 9, 2017 1-2 p.m.! For more details, see below: ---------------------- This Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 1 to 2 p.m., Dr. Holub will be participating in WAMC Northeast Public Radio’s “In Conversation” program. During the previously recorded show, Dr. Holub will be covering the latest…
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“Every Minute Counts” — A PBS Documentary Illuminating Alzheimer’s Disease

On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 10 pm ET, PBS will air a 60-minute documentary called "Alzheimer's: Every Minute Counts," which aims to illuminate the social and economic consequences for the country unless a medical breakthrough is discovered for this currently incurable disease. With power and passion, the documentary weaves together expert commentary with compelling…
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Dr. Richard Holub Guest Appearance on WAMC’s Medical Monday Radio Talk Show

This Monday, January 16, 2017 from 2-3 p.m., Dr. Richard Holub will make a guest appearance on WAMC Northeast Public Radio's 'Medical Monday'! During the show, Dr. Holub will be discussing the latest treatment and research related to Alzheimer's disease. Medical Monday is part of WAMC's Vox Pop program, a live call-in talk show spotlighting…
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Alzheimer’s Research Studies

Participation in Alzheimer's research studies benefits not only the actual participants but also future generations ~ children and grandchildren may reap the benefits of your current participation in research. Remarkable advances in the study of Alzheimer's disease have been made possible because thousands of people, both healthy and those with cognitive impairment, have participated in Alzheimer's clinical trials and other…
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Sleep Disturbances May Spur Alzheimer’s Memory & Learning Losses

A recent study at the University of California, Irvine suggests that sleep disturbances in the body's night and day schedule may lead to chemical changes in the brain which, in turn, become a central component in the learning and memory losses associated with Alzheimer's disease. The study results are posted on line in the Journal…
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The Importance and Benefits of Participating in Alzheimer’s Disease Clinical Trials

Since the identification of Alzheimer's disease over 100 years ago, the condition has been better clarified from the perspective of symptoms and signs leading to better and earlier diagnosis. Additionally, this has been coupled with improved diagnostic testing. As with most medical conditions, the development of medication treatments to improve the condition symptomatically, to slow…
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Julianne Moore wins Best Actress Oscar for Still Alice

  Last evening Julianne Moore won an Oscar  for her moving portrayal  of a woman dealing with the initial signs of cognitive decline due to early onset Alzheimer's disease. In interviews re this role Ms. Moore stated that there is presently no cure for and no treatment to halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease. However, we…
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Colonie Senior Services Center Fundraiser 10th Anniversary

This will be the tenth year that Umbrella of Colonie, the home maintenance program of Colonie Senior Service Centers, will host the Warmth of Wine. This year's event will be held on Thursday, February 26th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Century House on Route 9 in Latham. Since the very first year of…
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Dr. Holub & Rep Tonko

Dr. Richard Holub (right) and Congressman Paul Tonko (left) discuss Alzheimer's research and care. Congressman Paul Tonko has a deep interest in Alzheimer's disease research and in the care of Alzheimer's patients and along with Representative Brett Guthrie has introduced the Alzheimer's Accountability Act to Congress, which is bipartisan legislation with over 180 cosponsors. The…
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We provide clarity and peace of mind

Understanding Alzheimer's is not an easy task. It is a very complex disease, which is quite similar to a jigsaw puzzle. Many individual pieces of the puzzle have been identified. Many pieces of the puzzle remain yet to be discovered. Alzheimer's disease is a progressive degeneration of brain cells that is more commonly present as people…
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Perfect experience & knowledge

[caption id="attachment_2258" align="alignleft" width="270"] Following Dr. Holub's lecture to research physician investigators, Dr. Holub took time to pose with Dr. Claude Wischik (center), founder of TauRx Pharmaceuticals, who has spent 30 years developing potential treatments for Alzheimer's Disease.[/caption] Dr. Holub has been involved in clinical research for over 25 years and has completed over 110…
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New Chemical May Help Scan Brain for Signs of Alzheimer’s

Shortly after Dr. Richard Holub started working with people with Alzheimer's disease in 1985, magnetic resonance imaging became available, allowing doctors to see the brain in a detailed image. In recent years, Holub, director of Neurological Associates in Albany, said Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scanning has been able to measure the metabolism of the brain…
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