Stories of Hope, Care, and Community

Meet the people who are participating in research to help create brighter futures for all of us.

Meet Wes
The first time Wes Capdepon visited Charter Research in The Villages, he met with the medical director, Dr. Jeffrey Norton. When discussing Wes’ Alzheimer’s diagnosis,...
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Meet Gordon
It began when Gordon Van Slyke realized he could no longer remember each and every hole on many of the 50 sprawling golf courses in...
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Meet Debbie
“Charter Research has a nice relaxing atmosphere.  The staff answers all our questions and makes us feel extremely comfortable.  We are well taken care of,...
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Meet Emily
“Considering my medical background in my native country, I greatly appreciate the advanced clinical trials that Charter Research brings to our community.  I feel proud...
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Meet Brian
“I consider it an honor to participate in the clinical study of a drug that may potentially treat Alzheimer’s disease.  I’ve seen the impact this...
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Meet Thomas
“As a caregiver, I have been very impressed with the process at Charter Research and the staff and their friendliness, right down to the President...
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Meet Deborah
“I am very pleased with Charter Research.  I feel very comfortable there – They answer all my questions and are very welcoming!  I enjoy being...
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Meet Esmeralda
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to participate in a research study at Charter Research. Their staff members are respectful and efficient. It’s meaningful to me to...
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Meet Ana
“The kindness and support of the Charter Research staff helps me feel understood. They truly awaken joy and laughter within me!” 
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Meet Otto
“My wife Sherrie and I have had wonderful experiences at Charter Research.  When she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it was a very scary time...
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Meet Bonnie
“I have been in a study at Charter Research for over a year.  I can say everyone is wonderful, and they make it fun every...
Bonnie’s Story

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