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April 3, 2013   

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Alzheimer's Association applauds White House brain mapping initiative

Harry Johns, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association, participated in an event at the White House on the Obama administration's BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) Initiative referenced during the State of the Union. "The Alzheimer's Association applauds the president for underscoring the critical need for research to better understand the mysteries of the brain," Johns said.
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Hang backstage with Seth Rogen and benefit the Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association Champion Seth Rogen recently launched an online contest for a chance to hang out with him and other A-list celebrities backstage at the annual Hilarity for Charity event in Los Angeles on April 25 — and to spend the next day on the set of his upcoming film Townies. Donate $10 or more to the Hilarity for Charity Fund by April 16 to benefit the Alzheimer's Association and be automatically entered to win.
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Gatherings for people with early-stage Alzheimer's focus on the positive

Some people with early-stage Alzheimer's meet on a regular basis to socialize and to focus on what they can do rather than what it no longer within their reach. This spring, the Alzheimer's Association will help expand similar groups nationwide for people in the early stages of the disease.
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