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Middle-Age Obesity Linked to Higher Odds for Dementia

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DIAN-TU Phase 3 Clinical Trials, Topline Results

Neither gantenerumab or solanezumab met its primary outcome, which was a slowing of cognitive decline as measured by multiple tests of thinking and memory.

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Losing a Spouse Could Speed Brain's Decline

In the News | HealthDay

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Nearly $4 Million in Research Funding for Promising New Treatments in Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

Alzheimer’s Association and Rainwater Charitable Foundation continue efforts to accelerate drug discovery

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5 Ways to Determine Whether Your Parent Needs Caregiving Help

In the News | Guideposts

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Alzheimer’s Association Unveils Compilation Album & Video Series "Music Moments"

Music Moments features new recordings & exclusive interviews

ALZ Magazine

Around the Table with Hugh Acheson

Top Chef Finds Solace, Joy and Connection in the Kitchen

ALZ Magazine

Cannabis: Helpful or Harmful?

Researchers Call for Caution

ALZ Magazine

Keep Your Brain Top of Mind During an Annual Checkup

Why You Should Get a Cognitive Assessment, and What to Expect

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Lee Ann Womack Shares Her Music Moments

Country Singer Records Meaningful Song for New Association Album Featuring Top Artists

ALZ Magazine

Playing the Mind's Soundtrack

For Some Living With Dementia, Music Can Unlock Memories and Improve Quality of Life

ALZ Magazine

Chris Daughtry: Raising His Voice for Alzheimer’s Awareness

Rock Star Discusses His Commitment to the Cause and the Power of Music

ALZ Magazine

Losing Gene Wilder

Karen Wilder on Her Husband Gene's Battle With Alzheimer’s

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The Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 Signed Into Law

The Key Provisions of the Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act included

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Alzheimer’s Association Offers Guidance to Long-Term and Community-Based Care Settings to Ensure High-Quality Dementia Care Continues During COVID-19 Crisis

Document outlines evidence-based strategies to address key care concerns. More than 30 long-term and community-based care provider groups supporting effort.

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Alzheimer’s Association Applauds Bipartisan Leaders for Legislation to Prevent Elder Abuse

The Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) support the bipartisan Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act.

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Yvette Nicole Brown on Caring for Her Father with Alzheimer's

In the News | Guideposts

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5 Tips for Caring for a Parent With Alzheimer's

In the News | Guideposts

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Death Count Continues to Grow in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Communities, Alzheimer’s Association Calls for Action

Alzheimer’s Association releasing new policy guidance to address COVID-19 crisis in long-term and community-based care settings

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Can Fruits, Tea Help Fend Off Alzheimer's Disease?

In the News | HealthDay

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Federal legislation tackles affordable senior housing, elder abuse

In the News | McKnight's Senior Living

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Alzheimer's Association Statement: Our Work For a Different Future

The Alzheimer’s Association believes we must create a society in which people feel safe, cared for and valued.

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How I Got Back on the Road to Life After My Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

In the News | Everyday Health

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Middle-Age Obesity Linked to Higher Odds for Dementia

In the News | HealthDay

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Senate Introduces Act to Ensure Protections Against Elder Abuse and to Better Protect Those Living with Alzheimer’s in Long-Term Care Settings

Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act included in the Emergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020

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The New Theory About What Causes Alzheimer’s in Women

In the News | Health Central

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4 Mental Exercises to Keep Your Brain Sharp

In the News | US News & World Report

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Flu, Pneumonia Vaccinations Tied To Lower Risk Of Alzheimer’s Dementia

Flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research reported at AAIC® 2020.

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Five Researchers Honored For Scientific Achievements and Contributions to the Dementia Field at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

“We are privileged to recognize them at this year’s AAIC, where we are learning of incredible advances in dementia research."

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Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

In the News | Associated Press

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A Blood Test for Alzheimer's? Markers for Tau Take Us a Step Closer

A simple blood test for Alzheimer’s would be a great advance for individuals with — and at risk for — the disease, families, doctors and researchers.

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The Impact of COVID-19 and the Global Pandemic on Alzheimer’s Research, Long-Term Care and the Brain

The pandemic has caused significant disruption to all aspects of life — including Alzheimer’s clinical research worldwide — as well as unprecedented innovation.

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Alzheimer’s Risk Factors May Be Measurable in Adolescents and Young Adults

Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia may be apparent as early as our teens and 20s, according to new research reported at AAIC® 2020.

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Highlights from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020

Research presented at AAIC® 2020 associates flu and pneumonia vaccination, lower early-life BMI and other health factors with a lower risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Are Baby Boomers Less Sharp Than Previous Generations?

In the News | HealthDay

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Alzheimer’s Could Be Diagnosed Using A Blood Test

In the News | Medium.com

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Senate Prioritizes Nation's Most Vulnerable

U.S. Senate Passes Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act

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Can Seniors Handle Results of Alzheimer's Risk Tests?

In the News | HealthDay

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Alzheimer's Association Part The Cloud Grant Program Invests $24 Million in 16 Innovative Research Trials

Global research program provides strategic funding to fuel Alzheimer’s and dementia science and accelerate treatment

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Readers Respond to the May 2020 Issue

In the News | Scientific American

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CDC Selects Alzheimer’s Association as National Public Health Center of Excellence on Dementia Risk Reduction

Association one of three BOLD public health centers of excellence in the country

ALZ Magazine

Laurie Hernandez: Sticking to the Moment

Olympic Gold Medalist Focused on the Present While Her Grandmother Fought Alzheimer’s

ALZ Magazine

A Mental Workout

Exercise May Lower Risk for Cognitive Decline

ALZ Magazine

Friends Through It All

Actors Nikki DeLoach, Ashley Williams Lean On Each Other as Parents Face Dementia

ALZ Magazine

More Women Get Alzheimer’s Than Men. Why?

Researchers Are Pursuing Every Avenue for Answers

ALZ Magazine

Around the Table with Andrew Zimmern

Grandmothers of Chef and TV Host Fostered His Exotic Palate

ALZ Magazine

Creating and Connecting Through Art

Kids, People Living With Dementia Learn From Each Other

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An Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Is Met With Resilience

In the News | Nextavenue

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Alzheimer’s Association Responds to Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes Report

As death toll in long-term care settings continues to rise, Commission releases inadequate report

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Maintaining Friendships Despite a Dementia Diagnosis

In the News | AARP

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Alzheimer's Association Launches Its First Comprehensive Neuroscience Conference November 9-10, 2020

AAIC® Neuroscience Next to focus on discovery science from early-career researchers

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