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Young Professionals Unite Against Alzheimer's Disease

     "Synapse" is formally defined as the junction where cells communicate with each other within the body.  It was coined in 1897 by renowned English physiologist Charles Sherrington, with some help from classical scholars of his acquaintance.  They fashioned the expression from the Greek words "syn-" (together) and "haptein" (to clasp).

     In metropolitan Detroit, "Synapse" is a fresh new group of caring young professionals who are coming together to promote and support the Alzheimer's Association and its subsequent programs in our community. Our points of connection are local hotspots and landmarks throughout the area where we can party with a purpose throughout the year.

     Created in early 2008, our group hosts various social events, including wine tastings, cocktail hours, picnics, sporting events, volunteer outings, team competitions and much more.  This hip, youthful group of young leaders is dedicated to helping stamp out Dementia and Alzheimer's disease once and for all.

    Join us in our quest to network with other young leaders as we have fun and build support for an organization that truly makes a difference every day.  Please visit the following links for more information.





Alzheimer's Association

Our vision: A world without Alzheimer's disease®.
Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.