CentralMaine.com lists UMaine as partner in statewide Alzheimer’s research

Central Maine.com listed the University of Maine as a partner in Northern Light Health’s statewide research trial to better understand Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other cognitive diseases related to aging. The hospital system seeks patients from all over the state to participate in the trial — called the MAINAH. Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and about 10 percent of seniors age 65 and older will get Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. About 5.8 million Americans – and 28,000 Maine people – have Alzheimer’s, according to the article.