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Blondes vs. Brunettes
Powderpuff fundraiser to tackle Alzheimer's disease
Blondes vs. Brunettes (BvB) is truly one of the most exciting and highly anticipated charity events of the year.
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Alzheimer's Awareness Night with the
New York Mets
NY Mets vs. Atlanta Braves
The first 250 people to purchase Pepsi Porch tickets through this offer will receive a limited edition Alzheimer's Awareness Night T-shirt. Come out to the game and support the New York City Chapter!
2013 "Forget-Me-Not" Gala
An Evening to End Alzheimer's. Join us for Cocktails, Silent Auction, Dinner and Dancing!
Let's Get Together
Join us for a social gathering for persons with memory loss and their family members.
Keeping Faith in Mind
Sixth Annual Interfaith Workshop for Chaplains and Other Clergy
Cultural and Religious Sensitivity in Dementia Care
Meeting the Needs of Family CaregiversLearn More
A Round to Remember Annual Golf Outing
Benefitting the New York City Chapter
Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. 20 2013
Speak Out to Support Safe Staffing for Quality Care Act in NY State ACT NOW!
State Suspends Enrollment in Adult Care Plan Amid Fraud Concerns
April 26, 2013 | NY Times
State officials have suspended enrollment in New York’s largest managed long-term care plan for frail elderly and disabled people, and investigators have begun examining the relationships between such plans, which are financed by Medicaid, and the social adult day care centers that send them new customers.
Advocates Say Managed-Care Plans Shun the Most Disabled Medicaid Users
April 30, 2013 | NY Times
Managed-care companies in New York have come under fire for signing up vigorous older adults referred to them by social day care centers, customers whose health needs are relatively small.
NIH's Collins delivers positive news about Alzheimer's research funding
April 24, 2013 | Alzheimer's Association
Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum keynote speaker Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), provided attendees at Tuesday's General Session with a dose of good news for Alzheimer's research during a time when optimism about financial resources may be in short supply.
Gene linked to higher Alzheimer's risk in blacks
April 9, 2013 | USA Today
A new gene has been identified that doubles an African American's risks for getting Alzheimer's disease, suggesting a new target to treat in the most common form of dementia, according to a report.
Dementia Care Cost Is Projected to Double by 2040
April 3, 2013 | NY Times
The most rigorous study to date of how much it costs to care for Americans with dementia found that the financial burden is at least as high as that of heart disease or cancer, and is probably higher. And both the costs and the number of people with dementia will more than double within 30 years, skyrocketing at a rate that rarely occurs with a chronic disease.