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Press releases

April 4, 2014: Learn about advances in Alzheimer's research during live telecast April 23 in Southern Tier

April 3, 2014: Town hall meeting in Brighton on April 16 to focus on National Alzheimer's Plan

April 2, 2014: Elmira resident heads to Washington, D.C., for Alzheimer's Association Advocacy

April 1, 2014: Four Rochester-area residents head to Washington, D.C., for Alzheimer's Association Advocacy Forum

March 18, 2014: Alzheimer's Association reports that women in their 60s are about twice as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease over the rest of their lives as they are breast cancer

Feb. 14, 2014: Advocates to visit Albany March 5 to seek support for New Yorkers with Alzheimer's, caregivers

Feb. 13, 2014: Early-stage peer-to-peer outreach program launches in Rochester, Finger Lakes region

Feb. 12, 2014: Making the Community Connection, free seminar for people dealing with dementia, on Feb. 27 in Brockport

Jan. 23, 2014: Free classes to address how to talk about when to stop driving

Jan. 20, 2014: Alzheimer's Association offers advocacy training on Feb. 18 in Rochester

Jan. 17, 2014: Dr. David Gill of Unity Memory Center to discuss Alzheimer's disease, trends in research

Jan. 15, 2014: Alzheimer's Association to partner with Corning Museum of Glass, Rockwell Museum on tours for people with dementia

Jan. 3, 2014: Southern Tier office moves to Elmira


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