Protectyourbrain.com was founded by William A Van Horn, MD, an Alzheimer’s Disease specialist with over 25 years of experience treating and caring for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The site is based upon his many years of clinical experience with Alzheimer’s patients and families. Recognizing that most people perceive Alzheimer’s Disease as a “disease that attacks old people” and themselves as powerless victims, Dr. Van Horn has dedicated over half a decade to the development of Protectyourbrain.com, fueled by a passion to empower you and your family with the battle plan to win the war with Alzheimer’s Disease.
Our commitment is to provide you with the information, understanding, treatment protocols and community resources needed to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, slow down the progression of memory loss, and restore dignity and relationship to a disabled loved one, ultimately making your journey with Alzheimer’s Disease the best one possible.
William A Van Horn, MD is a Diplomat of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry with more than twenty years experience providing proper and effective medical treatment for patients suffering with brain illness. Dr. Van Horn completed medical school at the University of South Alabama and received specialty training in a biological and neurological based psychiatry program at West Virginia University.
He had the privilege of working with some of Americaʼs top Alzheimer’s specialist during his Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Emory University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association of South Carolina.
Dr. Van Horn has extensive experience treating patients at all stages of Alzheimer’s Disease. He has served as the medical director of a geriatric hospital unit specializing in advanced stage Alzheimer’s patients. His passion is to restore dignity to the patient and relationship with the family. In his outpatient medical practice, Dr. Van Horn works to minimize the risk of significant memory loss while striving to maximize the quality of life for both his Alzheimer’s patients and their families over the many years of their journey.
“My mission is to empower you and your family with the new perspective and the battle plan in your war with Alzheimer’s Disease. The Alzheimer’s Journey is the information, understanding and treatment protocols necessary to decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s Disease, slow down the progression of memory loss and restore dignity and relationship to your disabled loved one. You donʼt have to be a powerless victim of this horrible disease. You truly can “Win the War with Alzheimer’s Disease.”
– William A. Van Horn, MD
Day 1: The New Perspective