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Recent News Highlights in Minnesota-North Dakota

May 16, 2023 (Sun Current) | Edina couple raises millions for dementia research

May 14, 2023 (Mankato Free Press) | CMS should reverse decision to block class of treatments

May 10, 2023 (Marshall Independent) | Unblock access to Alzheimer’s treatment

May 5, 2023 (Hometown Source) | Letter to the editor: Advancing treatment of Alzheimer’s disease

May 2, 2023 (CNBC) | Bipartisan attorneys general call on Medicare to cover Alzheimer's treatments - CNBC

April 25, 2023 (Telemundo MN) | Familia Latina Encuentra Apoyo Para Tratar A Familiar Con Alzheimer

April 24, 2023 (St. Paul Voice) | Unfair treatment for Alzheimer's patients

April 15, 2023 (Bismarck Tribune) | Letter: Honor volunteers who fight to end Alzheimer's

April 14, 2023 (Austin Daily Herald) | Letter to the Editor: Policies stymie Alzheimer’s progress

April 15, 2023 (Minot Daily News) | Support access to Alzheimer’s treatment

April 11, 2023 (Minot Daily News) | Virtual presentation educates family members on money matters

April 8, 2023 (Fargo Inforum)| Alzheimer’s Association offers free financial planning presentation

April 4, 2023 (Sun Post) | LETTER: Advocating for Alzheimer’s

March 25, 2023 (Aitkin Age) | Aitkin County Caregiver Memory Loss Support Group

March 21, 2023 (ABC-6) | Sen. Klobuchar receives Humanitarian of the Year award for work addressing Alzheimer’s Disease 

March 19, 2023 (Aitkin Age) | ANGELS and Alzheimer’s are partnering

March 16, 2023 (Fox9) | New data shines light on Alzheimer's impact

March 16, 2023 (Kare-11) | Alzheimer’s advocates push for legislation to address racial gap

March 15, 2023 (WCCO) | Number of those diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease is on the rise

March 15, 2023 (KIMT) | Alzheimer’s Association’s 2023 report reveals alarming information about caregiver industry in Minnesota

March 15, 2023 (Kare-11) | New Alzheimer’s report highlights caregiver and workforce challenges

March 9, 2023 (MN Reformer) | What we don’t know about Alzheimer’s can harm us

March 6, 2023 (Telemundo MN) | Información Esencial Sobre El Alzheimer
February 26, 2023 (Northern News Now) | Organization raising health awareness Duluth Women’s Expo

February 11, 2023 (InForum) | Valentine's Day gifts for people living with dementia and their caregivers 

February 10, 2023 (WDAY) | Moorhead sports legend and coach balancing life with Alzheimer's diagnosis

February 6, 2023 (New Ulm Journal) | Medicare should cover Alzheimer’s treatment  

January 27, 2023 (News Dakota) | City-County Health Awarded Healthy Brain Initiative Grant

January 18, 2023 (KX News) | Alzheimer’s Association gathers at the Capitol to speak with lawmakers

January 16, 2023 (Kare-11) | MN experts, Alzheimer’s family advocates respond to latest FDA decision

January 13, 2023 (KX News) | Cost of newly approved Alzheimer's drug could limit access

January 9, 2023 (KSTP) | FDA expedites approval for Alzheimer's drug intended to slow disease progression

January 7, 2023 (Echo Press) | Editorial: 5 signs of progress in Alzheimer's research

December 29, 2022 (KX News) | Here are five things we learned about Alzheimer's in 2022

December 23, 2022 (Kare-11) | Navigating Alzheimer's or different dementia during the holidays

December 19, 2022 (Herald Review) | Holiday travel tips for families facing Alzheimer's

December 15, 2022 (Sioux City Journal) | Grassley-backed bill addressing Alzheimer’s and autism set for reauthorization

December 9, 2022 (Valley News Live) | ‘It was really scary for us’: The concerns over those wandering off with dementia

December 7, 2022 (Fox9) | Wife caring for husband with dementia gives advice to caregivers

December 7, 2022 (KX News) | Christmas with Alzheimer's

December 6, 2022 (Sun Current) | Edina-based Alzheimer's organization suggests holiday gift ideas

December 5, 2022 (Hometown Source) | Maple Grove Rotary to host December meetings

November 19, 2022 (WDIO) | "Dine to Donate” at Texas Roadhouse

November 8, 2022 (KX News) | November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

November 3, 2022 (NDSU) | NDSU Extension and NDSU Research Extension Centers honors supporters at fall conference

October 28, 2022 (Bemidji Pioneer) | Bemidji Walk to End Alzheimer's raises nearly $14,000

October 25, 2022 (KX News) | Bis-Man Walk to End Alzheimer's

October 22, 2022 ( In Forum Fargo) Kyle Olson, Wins the Good Neighbor Award

October 21, 2022 (Mankato Free Press) | Alzheimer's Association Walk

October 19, 2022 (Brainerd Dispatch) | Group offers class on understanding and responding to dementia-related behaviors

October 5, 2022 (Winona Post) | Walk to End Alz raises over $64K

October 5, 2022 (InForum) | Fargo-Moorhead Walk to End Alzheimer's raises nearly $130,000

October 4, 2022 (Grand Forks Herald) | Grand Forks walk raises nearly $85K

October 4, 2022 (Minot Daily News) | Walk to End Alzheimer’s raised nearly $45K

September 30, 2022 (KX News) | New drug helps slow down Alzheimer's

September 28, 2022 (KSTP) | New Alzheimer’s drug giving new hope to Minnesotans living with the disease

September 28, 2022 (WCCO) | Experimental Alzheimer's drug could be a potential breakthrough

September 28, 2022 (KARE-11) | MN advocates of those dealing with Alzheimer’s celebrate experimental drug that slows cognitive decline

September 27, 2022 (Lakeland PBS) | Brainerd Lakes Community Gathers for a Walk To End Alzheimer’s

September 26, 2022 (Kare-11) | Midwestern country music star makes his mark on 'The Voice,' while giving a voice to those dealing with Alzheimer’s disease

September 10, 2022 (KX News) | Locals walk to end Alzheimer’s disease (Bismarck)

September 9, 2022 (Sun Sailor) | Thousands to take part in Twin Cities Walk to End Alzheimer’s

September 8, 2022 (Sun This Week) | Rosemount man helps plan Walk to End Alzheimer’s Twin Cities

September 8, 2022 (WDIO-TV) | Duluth Walk to End Alzheimer's

September 8, 2022 (Mankato Free Press) | Walk to End Alzheimer's set for Saturday in Mankato

September 5, 2022 (Echo Press) Hundreds walk in Alexandria to end Alzheimer's 

August 30, 2022 (Voice of Alexandria) | Open Line - radio show on upcoming walk

August 27, 2022 (KIMT) | 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's walk in Rochester raises money in support of the disease

August 22, 2022 (Minot Daily News) | Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Saturday

August 10, 2022 (Echo Press) | Walk to End Alzheimer's Alexandria set for Sunday, Sept. 4

August 9, 2022 (KX News) | Walk to End Alzheimer’s taking place in Minot soon

August 4, 2022 (Fox 9) | Mayo Clinic researchers find preeclampsia link to brain damage

August 2, 2022 (Fox 9) | Alzheimer’s researchers find association between racism and memory loss

July 27, 2022 (KFYR) | Living with early onset Alzheimer's

July 14, 2022 (Austin Daily Herald) | Nearly $73K donated to Alzheimer’s Association by Sterling, Astrup Family Foundation

July 11, 2022 (WDIO) | Spreading awareness about Alzheimer’s through an annual weekend event

June 21, 2022 (North Dakota Today) | The Longest Day- Interview with Emily Bultema

June 21, 2022 (KMOT) | Minot woman creates ‘Walk Down Memory Lane’ as part of Alzheimer’s awareness

June 12, 2022 (InForum) | Minnesota Woman, 5th-generation family member affected, advocates for Alzheimer's and dementia causes

May 24, 2022 (Post Bulletin) | Olmsted County Sheriff's deputy uses challenge coins to start Alzheimer's research fundraiser

March 22, 2022 (Fox 9) | Mild Cognitive Impairment: About a condition few people understand

March 15, 2022 (MPR) | MN Latino Alzheimer's caregivers balance tradition and modern pressures

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December 1, 2022 | Holiday Gift Ideas for People Living with Alzheimer's and their Caregivers

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