Alzheimer's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative
disease. The hallmark of the disease is a progressive loss of
memory function as well as other cognitive abilities, although
people with the disease may also experience emotional disturbances
such as depression or anxiety. Many people with Alzheimer's
disease eventually become dependent on others for help in performing
even the most basic activities required for daily living such
as bathing, getting around inside the home, and eating.
While current medications can alleviate some of the symptoms
of the disease, there is no cure for the disease. The Roskamp
Institute is dedicated to finding answers to the questions most
relevant to caregivers and Alzheimer's sufferers: What causes
Alzheimer's disease? How can we treat it? How can we possibly
cure this debilitating disease? As we search for the cure to this
disease, we are also committed to providing the best care in terms
of diagnosis, treatment and support for patients and their caregivers.
We cannot do it alone; we must work together, in partnership
with other healthcare professionals. We need your help to accomplish
our goals. We invite you to work with us in a number of ways so
that we may bring an end to this devastating illness. Please call
us at 941-256-8018 to learn more about how you
The Roskamp Institute provides a full spectrum of services in
the diagnosis and care of people with Alzheimer's disease.
- Patient Care Services
Since its inception, the Roskamp Institute
Clinic has provided services to more than 1,000 Alzheimer's
patients and their families through its outpatient
clinic and clinical trials
division. For patient care services in Sarasota,
please call 941-256-8018.
- Education and Resources
Staff members of the Roskamp Institute have offered educational
presentations throughout the Sarasota and Manatee areas, and stand ready
to do so for your group or facility. For information on educational
resources and research call Janette Girard at (941) 256-8018
or email firstname.lastname@example.org to
contact us about possible educational presentations.
Our internationally acclaimed team of investigators at the Roskamp
Institute focus on finding cures to Alzheimer's disease.
As we work toward finding a cure, we are also committed to helping
those currently suffering with Alzheimer's disease or
other diseases of the mind. Our Clinical
Trials Division conducts clinical research trials sponsored
by private industry and governmental agencies such as NIH. These
trials include both therapeutic and non-therapeutic research
trials designed to develop novel treatments for neurodegenerative
diseases such as Alzheimer's disease. To learn about the
many opportunities for you to get involved in Alzheimer's
research, please contact us at 941-256-8018 or email at
For more information about the Roskamp Institute Clinic and Clinical Trials Operations,
please contact: Janette Girard (941-256-8018) or if you prefer you can email us at
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"In the next five years we will see dramatic
improvements in our ability to effectively slow Alzheimer's Disease."
- Dr. Michael Mullan