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By: Phyllis Ferrell

One of my favorite things about summertime is the extra hours of sunlight each day. Whether it’s added time at the baseball diamond or an extended dinner outdoors, summer offers families more time to spend outside together. Today marks the summer solstice— a day when we are granted the most sunlight. More importantly, it’s a day that Lilly is proud to join with the Alzheimer’s Association to ...

By: Phyllis Ferrell

Today’s blog, originally shared last year on LillyPad comes from Nicole Hebert, Communications Director, Lilly Research Laboratories. 

This will be the first Mother’s Day without my grandmother, Gloria – Grandma Glory to us kids. She passed away last June from complications due to Alzheimer’s. She was 90 and still as sweet as the homemade cherry pies she used to lovingly make in her kitchen.

Before my ...

By: Amy O'Connor

Today’s guest blog is from Phyllis Ferrell, Lilly’s Vice President, Global Alzheimer’s Disease Platform Team.

Today, more than 5 million people in the United States are living with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, though many of those people remain undiagnosed. Alzheimer’s disease is currently the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. Early detection is critical to improving care and accelerating efforts to find treatments that slow or prevent ...

By: Amy O'Connor

Somebody develops Alzheimer's disease every 66 seconds in the U.S. – and if we do not change the way we approach it, the disease will continue to rob the memories of loved ones and eventually cripple health care systems around the world.

In 2013, leaders from around the world made a commitment to identify a disease-modifying therapy for dementia. This would set the stage for a global initiative to reach this goal by 2025, spurring awareness campaigns, legislative action and ...

By: Patrik Jonsson, President - Lilly Japan

Our collective impact will make a difference and by working together with the right mix of innovation in the lab and policy changes around the world, we can stop this crisis.

Today’s guest post is from Patrik Jonsson. Patrik is the President and General Manager of Lilly Japan.

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Family Caregivers Month in the United States. While this ...