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$50 million gift will help Hoag Hospital transform its care of memory and cognitive disorders

Article from the Orange County Register | PUBLISHED: November 6, 2023 at 6:08 a.m.
By DESTINY TORRES | dtorres@scng.com

Aaron Ritter, M.D., program director for memory and cognitive disorders at Hoag’s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute, and philanthropist Richard Pickup in Newport Beach on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Pickup is donating $50 million to create a center for brain health. (Photo by Mindy Schauer, Orange County Register/SCNG)

Hoag Hospital officials are announcing plans for a center at the Newport Beach campus that will “pioneer new, whole family-centered approaches to brain health and healthy aging.”

A “transformational” $50 million gift from Newport Beach philanthropist Richard Pickup is helping establish the center, which will not only work on research and to improve gaps in care for memory and cognitive disorders, but also create programs for patients’ family members who are also impacted by the effects of the often devastating diseases.

Read the complete article on the Orange County Register: https://www.ocregister.com/2023/11/06/50-million-gift-will-help-hoag-hospital-transform-its-care-of-memory-and-cognitive-disorders/ 

Alzheimer’s Family Center is affiliated with the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute at Hoag.

 

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