2012 December 14, 2012 Rushern Baker: Prince George's County, Md. Executive, Caregiver-In-Chief For Wife Christa - WUSA Channel 9 December 13, 2012 Expert speaks about early onset Alzheimer's - WUSA Channel 9 December 12, 2012 Rushern Baker: Prince George's County, Md. Executive, Caregiver-In-Chief - WUSA Channel 9 December 6, 2012 Alzheimer's surgery, Johns Hopkins breakthrough treatment - WJLA / ABC7 November 22, 2012 Rushern Baker opens up about wife's illness - WTOP November 16, 2012 Raising awareness, funds for Alzheimer’s Association - Southern Maryland Newspapers November 15, 2012 Dementia, Alzheimer’s: Caregivers get answers - The Northern Virginia Daily (NVDaily.com)November 9, 2012 Dementia care conference offers support, services - Southern Maryland NewspapersOctober 26, 2012 Seniors Offered Free Mental Health Services - WHAG-TV October 24, 2012 Alzheimer’s group to sponsor dementia care conference - Southern Maryland Newspapers October 12, 2012 Teacher union team raises funds - Southern Maryland Newspapers October 4, 2012 Walking to End Alzheimer’s: More than 1,200 sign up for Reston walk - The Connection Newspapers October 4, 2012 A memory is a terrible thing to lose - WTOP October 3, 2012 Alzheimer’s Association chapter hosts Walk - The Northern Virginia Daily (NVDaily.com) October 1, 2012 Shoes are Made for Walking! Take Part in a Local Fundraiser - Southern Living – This is Maryland Magazine September 14, 2012 Fighting Alzheimer’s one step at a time - Southern Maryland Newspapers August 23, 2012 Prince George's first lady's battle with dementia sparks review of resources - Prince George's Gazette August 10, 2012 Early-Onset Alzheimer's: Where to get help -WUSA9 August 1, 2012 Rushern Baker's wife has early-onset Alzheimer's disease - FOX 5 NewsAugust 1, 2012 Pr. George's executive's wife has early-onset Alzheimer's - WTOPJune 22, 2012 Alzheimer's Association hosts 'Longest Day' event -Southern Maryland Newspapers June 12, 2012 Help for Alzheimer's patients who wander - WJLA/ABC7May 25, 2012 Cedar Lane employees honored - Southern Maryland NewspapersMay 15, 2012 Scientists hunt ways to stall Alzheimer's earlier - Fox5 NewsApril 11, 2012 Meslar named 'Inspiring Champion' - The Connection NewspapersApril 11, 2012 St. Mary's residents honored as inspiring caregivers - Southern Maryland NewspapersApril 5, 2011 Fairfax residents awarded Inspiring Champions Award - The Connection NewspapersMarch 30, 2012 Alzheimer's group lists Inspiring Caregiver Award winners - Southern Maryland NewspapersMarch 23, 2012 Fairfax couple honored for Alzheimer's work - Fairfax Times March 21, 2012 Giannini honored for work with Association - Southern Maryland NewspapersMarch 20, 2012 Alzheimer's toll - WUSA Channel 9March 15, 2012 Alzheimer's Association selects two Alexandrians for Inaugural Inspiring Champions Awards - Alexandria NewsMarch 15, 2012 Local resident honored by Alzheimer's Association - Sun Gazette ArlingtonMarch 15, 2012 Alzheimer's Association honors Home Instead owner - The Washington Post, Prince William County editionMarch 11, 2012 New report finds an estimated 1 out of 7 people with Alzheimer's live alone - The Bay Net March 8, 2012 Rising costs of Alzheimer's Note: Click on Part 2 and scroll to 2:50. - WJLA/ABC7 February 15, 2012 Urge president, Congress to act on Alzheimer’s research - Southern Maryland NewspapersFebruary 9, 2012 One Northern Virginia couple that lives with Alzheimer's disease every day is skeptical but hopeful about this week's announcement that a cancer drug has reversed Alzheimer's disease in laboratory mice. Alzheimer's families react with caution to promising study - WUSA Channel 9February 8, 2012 Support funding Alzheimer's Project - The Connection NewspapersJanuary 30, 2012 Plan to combat Alzheimer's is needed - The Washington TimesJanuary 18, 2012 Nationwide push to find cure for Alzheimer's and to help caregivers. War declared on Alzheimer's - WUSA Channel 9 January 17, 2012 The Obama administration is implementing the first-ever national Alzheimer's plan with an ambitious goal: Come up with an effective treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's by 2025. Obama implementing plan for effective Alzheimer's treatment by 2025 - WJLA/ABC7 January 15, 2012 Health and Fitness Expo: Alzheimer's Care News4's Doreen Gentzler talks to Victoria Crenshaw of the Alzheimer's Association at the NBC4 Health and Fitness Expo. - NBC4 Back to top 2011
November 3, 2011 – WUSA Channel 9 – Join JC’s Jewels at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s November 3, 2011 – WTOP – A memory is a horrible thing to lose October 26, 2011 – The Christian Post – Thousands to Walk for Alzheimer Cure on D.C. National Mall September 28, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – Handsome turnout for Walk September 28, 2011 – Connection Newspapers – Area Residents Walk to Fight Alzheimer’s: Walk at Reston Town Center raises money to support Alzheimer’s Association. September 23, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – Asbury Alzheimer’s walk strikes a chord with many: Director says event was largest retirement community ever saw September 21, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – A Promise to Help September 16, 2011 – Alexandria Gazette Packet – Finn Leads Alzheimer's Chapter: A personal mission September 16, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – For the cure: Walk to End Alzheimer’s hits Regency Furniture Stadium September 15, 2011 – Fox 5 News – Pat Robertson says Alzheimer’s Makes Divorce OK September 13, 2011 – WJLA/ABC7 – Hope for Alzheimer's patients from new study, national plan September 9, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – CSM athletes join Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sept. 17 September 7, 2011 – News Channel 8 – Suiting up to tackle Alzheimer’s disease August 24, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – Help to End Alzheimer’s August 19, 2011 – WUSA Channel 9 - Alzheimer's Association's Susan Kudla Finn interview with JC Hayward August 17, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – Alzheimer's input forum addresses national issues: Local event part of countrywide planning effort August 10, 2011 – Southern Maryland Newspapers – Troop collects water for Walk Troop June 8, 2011 - SoMDNews.com / Maryland Independent - Boy walks to honor late grandfather
May 18, 2011 - Gainesville Times - Alzheimer’s Walk is Saturday
April 19, 2011 - VIDEO and Article - ABC 7 - New Criteria and Guidelines for Alzheimer's and includes interview of Jane Priest, Chief Program Officer, Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter.
April 19, 2011 - VIDEO and Article - FOX 5 - New Guidelines Define Pre-Alzheimer's Disease
April 19, 2011 - VIDEO and Article - WUSA 9 - 3 Stages of Alzheimer's Disease Introduced
April 6, 2011 - The Dr. Oz Show - Alzheimer's: Diabetes of the Brain?
April 5, 2011 - The New York Times, The New Old Age - For Patients with Dementia, Hands-On Comfort
April 3, 2011 - CNN Health - Discovery doubles gentic clues ot Alzheimer's
April 1, 2011 - VIDEO - CBS Evening News with Katie Couric - Alzheimer's disease takes a toll on the caregiver: Nearly 15 million Americans provide nearly 17 billion hours of unpaid Alzheimer's care annually. Watch the video and read more here.
March 30, 2011 - CNN Health - When Alzheimer's Turns Violent
March 15, 2011 - VIDEO - WJLA ABC 7 - Addresses 2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures and includes interviews with Gee Gerke, caregiver and Alzheimer's Association advocate and volunteer, and Ian Kremer, Advocacy and Outreach Director, Alzheimer's Association National Capital Area Chapter. Watch the video here .
March 15, 2011 - VIDEO - WUSA 9 - Addresses 2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures and includes interview with Curtis Porter, caregiver and Alzheimer's Association advocate and volunteer. Watch the video here .
March 15, 2011 - Number of Alzheimer's Caregivers is Increasing, 15 Millions Americans Take Care of Someone with Alzheimer's or Dementia. Read more here.
March 15, 2011 - WebMD - Number of Alzheimer's Caregivers is Increasing, 15 Millions Americans Take Care of Someone with Alzheimer's or Dementia
March 8, 2011 - MSNBC.com - Alzheimer's may start in liver
February 23, 2011 - VIDEO - NBC - Health Check: Diagnosing Alzheimer's
February 23, 2011 - WUSA 9 - Most Feared Diseases
February 17, 2011 - A story on Alzheimer research featuring Dr. Sanjay Gupta is scheduled to air this evening on "CBS Evening News with Katie Couric." Check local listings for program times.
January 27, 2011 - New 'Generation Alzheimer's' Report Calls Alzheimer's Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers. Read more here. Read the Boomer Report, Generation Alzheimer's: The Defining Disease of the Baby Boomers here.
January 22, 2011 - Al Jan's Story: Love and Early-Onset Alzheimer's: Barry Petersen on How the Roadmap of Marriage Is Redrawn by a Disease Affecting Millions for Which There is No Cure - Read more here .
January 21, 2011 - Alzheimer's Association ® statement on florbetapir PET amyloid imaging. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory Committee did not recommend approval of florbetapir (Amyvid, Lilly/Avid) injection for imaging amyloid plaques based on the currently available data. At the same time, the committee did vote to recommend approval of florbetapir conditional on development and implementation by the company of a training program for users on how to accurately and consistently read the scans. Read more here .
January 18, 2011 - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider Alzheimer's test for living patients. The FDA will consider a new diagnostic test that may be able to identify amyloid plaques through PET scans – a type of brain scan – on living patients. Read more here .
January 18, 2011 - The Alzheimer's Association joins the Shriver family and the nation in mourning the passing of Sargent Shriver. Read the Alzheimer's Association statement on the passing of Sargent Shriver here . Read a statement from the Shriver Family and learn more about Sargent Shriver's story here or visit http://www.sargentshriver.org/ .
January 4, 2011 - President Obama signs NAPA into law, marking the largest legislative victory in many years for the Alzheimer cause! Read more here .
January 1, 2011 - It's Time to Face Alzheimer's - Give a Face and a Voice to Alzheimer'sAlzheimer's Association National launched a website for people to share their photos and stories, the faces of Alzheimer's. Learn more, see the website and share your photos and stories here.
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December 2, 2010 - For the first time, the federal government's Healthy People report includes national health goals and objectives related to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Read more here.
Learn more about it and how you can help November - National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month (NADAM) - here.
November 2010 - RADIO - WMZQ 98.7 Public Service Audio Alzheimer's Association, National Capital Area Chapter Interview - Ian Kremer, Advocacy & Outreach Director Alzheimer's Disease - National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
October - Maria Shriver, The Shriver™ Report: Learn more about The Shriver™ Report and other related news A Study by Maria Shriver and the Alzheimer's Association here.
October 25, 2010 - WebMD.com - Smoking Linked to Alzheimer's and Dementia
October 25, 2010 - Archives of Internal Medicine - Heavy Smoking in Midlife and Long-term Risk of Alzheimer Disease and Vascular Dementia
October 14, 2010 - Time - Attacking Alzheimer's
September 29, 2010 - Connection - Hundreds Take Memory Walk
September 21, 2010 - VIDEO & BLOG - WhiteHouse.gov White House Briefing on the Challenge of Alzheimer's in the United States Preparing the Nation to Better Address the Challenge of Alzheimer's Disease
Local caregiver and Chapter volunteer Gee Gerke was interviewed September 20th by CBS Radio. September 21, 2010 - RADIO - World News Roundup airs on CBS radio affiliates. Approximately 8 a.m. (EST) and 10 a.m. (EST) Listen online: http://www.cbsradionewscast.com/ Local radio stations: WIAD-FM 94.7 http://www.947freshfm.com/ WJFK-FM 106.7 http://www.1067thefandc.radio.com/ WLZL-FM 99.1 http://www.elzolradio.com/ WPGC-FM 95.5 http://www.wpgc.com/ WHFS-AM 1580 http://www.bigtalker1580.com/
September 21, 2010 - Businessweek - Worldwide Dementia Price Tag $604 Billion: Report
September 21, 2010 - CNN American Morning amFIX - Alzheimer’s CEO: Disease as an epidemic, financial burden
September 21, 2010 - Reuters - Dementia costs hit $604 billion in 2010
September 17, 2010 - SoMdNews.com - Walks and runs held this weekend for good causes
August 20, 2010 - SoMdNews.com - Alzheimer's disease bonds friends who hope for a cure
August 16, 2010 - TheBayNet.com - Southern Maryland Memory Walk: Become a Champion in Fight Against Alzheimer's
June 21, 2010 - GaithersburgMD.gov - City of Gaithersburg: VI. PRESENTATIONS: B. Proclamation of the Mayor and City Council Designating June 20-25, 2010 as "Brain Health Week" in Gaithersburg Back to top
May 29, 2010 - News & Messenger/ InsideNoVA.com - Memory Walk benefits Alzheimer's fight
Mary 28, 2010 - Gainesville Times - Alzheimer's fundraiser is tonight; walk is tomorrow
May 27, 2010 - Washington Post - Alzheimer's Association to hold Prince William Memory Walk
May 25, 2010 - InsideMC.MontgomeryCollege.edu - Participate in Brain Health Week!
May 24, 2010 - News Channel 8 / Let's Talk Live - The Alzheimer's Association's Jane Priest discusses how your beer belly could hurt your brain
May 21, 2010 - AARP.org - New Science Sheds Light on the Cause of Alzheimer's Disease
May 7, 2010 - GaithersburgMD.gov - Gaithersburg Co-Sponsors Brain Health Week Activities
May 5, 2010 - Fairfax Woman Local Champions of Alzheimer's Awareness On the MOVE to End Alzheimer's Disease (article)
April 6, 2010 - News & Messenger / InsideNoVA.com - Alzheimer's education classes offered
March 25, 2010 - AskMissA.com - Goals for Good to Benefit the Alzheimer's Association
March 10, 2010 - NBC News - Minorities face higher Alzheimer's risk
March 4, 2010 - Gainesville Times - Awareness is the key to fighting Alzheimer's
2010 - SLIDESHOW - WebMD.com - When a Loved One Has Alzheimer's Disease
2009 - 2009 Year in Review: Focusing on Alzheimer's disease
2009 - VIDEO - Voices of Alzheimer's including our own local advocate, Karen Zimmerman
January 25, 2010 - MSNBC.com / Associated Press - High blood pressure linked to dementia: Hypertension fuels a scarring that can cause Alzheimer's, research shows
January 12, 2010 - CBSNews.com - "Where America Stands on Alzheimer's" with Dr. John LaPook on CBS
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December 2009 - WUSA9.com - Boom in Vaccine Research Could Change Lives November 19, 2009 - NBC Washington - Team Brunettes dominate the field November 17, 2009 - The Washington Times - Team Blondes take another hit November 15, 2009 - Kate Michael - Blondes vs Brunettes Season 5 Game Highlights
August 26, 2009 - Gazette.net - The Younger Face of Alzheimer's
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