Events

The Sticht Center for Healthy Aging and Alzheimer prevention launched a community-wide educational series called: The Aging Well Series. This series will feature renowned experts who share insights and meaningful tips for achieving brain health and preserving memories. To register, please call 336-713-2378 or visit BestHealth online.

News

Feb. 6, 2019 — Wake Forest Baptist receives $28 million grant for Alzheimer’s study.

Feb. 4, 2019 — Dr. Sam Lockhart of the Wake Forest ADRC provided commentary on a study on why women’s brains appear metabolically younger than men’s.

Feb. 1, 2019 — Drs. Laura Baker and Ashley Sanderlin discuss lifestyle choices and the aging brain

Jan. 28, 2019 — Dr. Jeff Williamson of the Wake Forest ADRC announced results of an extension to the SPRINT study that indicated that maintaining lower blood pressure is associated with a lower risk of dementia. 

Nov. 18, 2018 — The EXERT and POINTER studies are featured in a Discover magazine article on lifestyle interventions for Alzheimer’s disease.  

Aug. 30, 2018 — Dr. Tim Hughes, Dr. Steve Rapp and Dr. Kathleen Hayden of the Wake Forest ADRC, and Dr. Jose Luchsinger of Columbia University, received an $18 million grant to study connections between cognition and heart health.

March 20, 2018 — Researchers still have no way to prevent, cure or even slow down Alzheimer's, but a local expert, Dr. Suzanne Craft of the Wake Forest Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, says that important gains are contained in the latest report by the Alzheimer's Association.

 

March 14, 2018 — Dr. Laura Baker of the Wake Forest Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center speaks about the role of exercise in preventing Alzheimer’s disease.