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UPDATES AND NEWS

Preparing for disaster situations
Learn about planning ahead and staying safe when disasters occur
Mediterranean-style diet linked to lower risk of dementia
Four new studies link healthy diet, reduced risk of mental decline
Save the Date!
Join us on May 4 for the 5th annual Brain Ball!
Increased Alzheimer's risk for African Americans
Study suggests stress of poverty, racism raise risk of developing the disease

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Blondes vs. Brunettes
Save the date for the big game on Nov. 18!
Chapter Calendar
Find an education program, support group or upcoming event near you
Google Hangout support group for young caregivers
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Annual caregiver conference on November 10
Register today for this educational and inspirational event, presented by the Northern Virginia Dementia Care Consortium
Alzheimer's Association license plate
Virginia residents: Reserve yours today!
Volunteers needed for upcoming Walks
Learn more and sign up today!

RESOURCES FOR YOU

Online Caregiver Center
Info on daily care, safety, behaviors, care options and more
Early Stage Services
Newly diagnosed? We're here to help
Caregiver action plan
Use our free online tool to map out a customized plan
Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch
Learn more about participating in a clinical trial

 

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