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Gdavis Productions and Alzheimer's Association Bring "Unforgettable" to Los Angeles

Production aims to reduce Alzheimer’s disease stigma, educate and entertain underserved communities

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Dr. Joanne Pike Assumes Role of Alzheimer’s Association Chief Executive Officer

Public health veteran and Association president signals continued focus on scientific progress and access for treatments for all who will benefit

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Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes U.S. FDA Approval of Lecanemab

Association Renews Urgent Call for CMS to Cover FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on FDA Complete Response Letter for Donanemab

The FDA determined that additional data is required to reach a decision on accelerated approval of donanemab.

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2nd Annual Black Men’s Brain Health Conference Examines Black Men’s Higher Risk for Alzheimer’s, Dementia and Other Brain Disorders

Leading researchers and community leaders convene in Tempe, Ariz. on February 8-9

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement About Compassion & Choices

As a patient advocacy group and evidence-based organization, the Alzheimer’s Association stands behind people living with Alzheimer’s.

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Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association Announces New Deputy Editor

Lisa Barnes, Ph.D. is the new deputy editor of Alzheimer's & Dementia, the Alzheimer's Association's journal.

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Critical Legislation to Renew National Commitment to Fighting Alzheimer’s Reintroduced in Congress

The Alzheimer’s Association and AIM are proud to support the reintroduction of the NAPA Reauthorization Act and the Alzheimer’s Accountability & Investment Act.

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Experts Reframe “Clinical Meaningfulness” in Alzheimer's

An expert work group has developed an improved definition of clinical meaningfulness in Alzheimer's.

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The Alzheimer’s Association and MATTER Select Neurotrack as Winner of Pitch Competition

The Alzheimer’s Association and MATTER selected the winner and runners up in the competition to develop new tools for early assessment of Alzheimer's.

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The Alzheimer's Association and Part the Cloud Honored for Best Health Fundraising Event in the 2nd Annual Anthem Awards

Part the Cloud, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association, was announced today as Best Health Fundraising Event in the 2nd Annual Anthem Awards.

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Alzheimer’s Association and Erb Family Foundation Establish Prestigious Clinical Research Science Fellowship

The Alzheimer’s Association appreciates the generosity of the Erb Family Foundation and its ongoing commitment to advance Alzheimer’s and dementia research

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CMS Continues to Block People Living With Alzheimer's From Access to Safe and Effective FDA-Approved Treatments

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has refused to change its coverage of FDA-approved Alzheimer's treatments, despite significant new evidence.

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Bipartisan Legislation to Streamline Dementia Care Reintroduced in Senate

Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer’s Act

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Landmark U.S. POINTER Study Completes Recruitment of 2,000+ Participants, Including 30% from Underrepresented Communities

Leaders of the U.S. POINTER Study announced a historic milestone: recruiting for the clinical trial has been successfully completed.

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Alzheimer's Association Statement on Topline Results of the A4 Trial of Solanezumab

The Alzheimer’s Association is disappointed by the topline results from the Anti-Amyloid Treatment in Asymptomatic Alzheimer’s (A4) Study of solanezumab.

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Association Applauds Coverage for Veterans Living with Alzheimer’s, Calls on CMS to Take VHA’s Lead

We appreciate the agency’s thoughtful approach to making this decision.

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New Alzheimer’s Association Report Finds Patient-Physician Communication About Cognitive Concerns Needs Improvement as New Treatments Become Available

The 2023 Facts and Figures report examines patients' and doctors' reluctance to address memory concerns, which hinders diagnosis and access to new treatments.

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House Reintroduces Critical Legislation to Improve Dementia Care

Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer’s Act introduced in U.S. House

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Alzheimer's Association Honors Sens. Collins & Klobuchar with the 2023 AIM Humanitarian Award

The senators were each named the 2023 AIM Humanitarian of the Year at the National Alzheimer’s Dinner, during the AIM Advocacy Forum.

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Wayne Brady: Moments of Light

Comedian Discusses the Power of Laughter as a Caregiver

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Snack Attack

Ultraprocessed Foods May Speed Cognitive Decline

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Pet Power

Animal Therapy Helps People Navigate Dementia

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Special Exhibitions

Museum Programs Inspire Those Facing Alzheimer’s

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Rita Hayworth: A Bombshell Diagnosis

Actress' Struggle with Alzheimer’s Put the Disease in the Spotlight

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Racism and Memory

Studies Show Discrimination May Cause Cognitive Decline

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Broad Bipartisan Support for Access to FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments on Full Display During Senate Budget Hearings

Alzheimer’s Association advocates flood Senate budget hearings to push HHS secretary to cover Alzheimer’s treatments.

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The Ad Council and Alzheimer’s Association Promote Importance of Early Detection of Alzheimer’s in Touching New Campaign Featuring NASCAR Driver Ryan Blaney

New PSAs from the Ad Council, Alzheimer’s Association and NASCAR encourage families to talk about seeing a doctor together at the first signs of dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Advocates Turn House Budget Hearings Purple, Building Bipartisan Momentum for Access to FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments

The Alzheimer’s Association and bipartisan advocates urged the HHS secretary to cover FDA-approved Alzheimer’s treatments in this week's House budget hearings.

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Alzheimer’s Association Makes Bold Investment in Venture Capital Fund to Accelerate Development of New Treatments

The Alzheimer’s Association commits $10.85 million to a venture capital fund that invests in companies developing promising treatments for Alzheimer’s.

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Up-And-Coming Neuroscientists and Mentors Honored at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference Neuroscience Next

The Alzheimer’s Association recognized six pioneers in neuroscience research and mentorship at the third AAIC® Neuroscience Next conference.

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Part the Cloud Luncheon Highlights a Decade of Progress in Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research; Celebrates $67 Million Raised and $1.2 Billion in Follow-On Funding

More than 200 attendees gathered to hear from leading Alzheimer’s experts about how Part the Cloud propels progress in dementia research.

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Brain Experts Head to Mexico City to Discuss Emerging Dementia Research in Latin America

Scientists, clinicians and health professionals will discuss the latest Alzheimer’s and dementia research in Latin America at the AAIC Satellite Symposium.

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Overwhelming Bipartisan Support for Access to FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments on Display in Health Subcommittee Hearing

Bipartisan members sharply questioned the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services about why FDA-approved Alzheimer’s drugs aren’t "reasonable and necessary."

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Bipartisan Group of Attorneys General Urge Biden Administration to Provide Access to Alzheimer’s Treatments

Despite mounting bipartisan political pressure, CMS continues to deny Medicare beneficiaries living with early Alzheimer's access to FDA-approved treatments.

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Donanemab Phase 3 Topline Data Release

The Alzheimer's Association welcomes the positive data on the Phase 3 clinical trial of donanemab for treatment of early symptomatic Alzheimer's disease.

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Alzheimer's Association Launches Enhanced Online Resources to Support Families Affected by Alzheimer's Disease

The Alzheimer's Association has enhanced ALZNavigator and ALZConnected to support individuals affected by Alzheimer’s and dementia and their caregivers.

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Alzheimer’s Advocate Testifies What Access to FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments Means

Tony Gonzales testified before the House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee on what access to treatments would mean for the Alzheimer’s community.

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Alzheimer's Association Statement on FDA Approval of Brexpiprazole

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes the approval of brexpiprazole (Rexulti®), the first FDA-approved treatment to address dementia-related agitation.

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Alzheimer’s Association, Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s Urge FDA to Grant Traditional Approval for Lecanemab

The Alzheimer's Association and members of the Early Stage Advisory Group urged the FDA to recommend traditional approval of Leqembi.

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Announcement of Rosalynn Carter’s Dementia Diagnosis

The Alzheimer’s Association expresses our deepest appreciation to former first lady Rosalynn Carter and her family for sharing her diagnosis of dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Association to Host Rallies in All 50 States to Make New Treatments for Alzheimer’s Accessible

During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Association is ramping up its efforts to make FDA-approved treatments for early-stage Alzheimer's accessible.

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on CMS Announcement of Registry for Access to FDA-Approved Alzheimer’s Treatments

CMS (Medicare) announced its approach to coverage of Alzheimer's treatments with traditional FDA-approval, requiring that clinicians join a registry for access.

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Four-Time GRAMMY-Nominated Country Artist Mickey Guyton Releases New Recording for Alzheimer’s Association Music Moments Campaign in Honor of Her Grandmother

Guyton’s song, “How You Love Someone” will raise awareness and encourage more conversations about Alzheimer's and other dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Association and The Links, Incorporated Announce Partnership

Together, the Alzheimer’s Association and The Links, Incorporated, will provide Alzheimer’s disease information and resources to Black American communities.

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FDA Advisory Committee Unanimously Confirms Efficacy and Clinical Benefit of Leqembi for Early Alzheimer's Disease

FDA Advisory Committee unanimously endorsed the efficacy and clinical benefit of lecanemab as part of the traditional approval process for this treatment.

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Ten Ways to Increase Latino Participation in Alzheimer’s Research from Leaders in Health Equity Science

Leaders in health equity have issued an urgent call to address the underrepresentation of U.S. Latinos in Alzheimer's and dementia clinical trials.

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Senate HELP Committee Advances Bipartisan Legislation to Renew Nation’s Commitment to Addressing the Alzheimer’s Crisis

The Senate passed the bipartisan NAPA Reauthorization Act and the Alzheimer’s Accountability & Investment Act to accelerate the fight against all dementia.

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Healthy Brain Initiative Releases New HBI Road Map

The new HBI Road Map provides public health officials with strategies to promote brain health and improve the quality of life for people impacted by dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Association Releases Inaugural DEI Report

New report highlights the Association’s wide-ranging work in engaging diverse communities in reducing health disparities and achieving health equity.

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NASCAR Driver Ryan Blaney Donates $50,000 to Alzheimer’s Association

NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney presented a $50,000 check to the Alzheimer’s Association to help advance Alzheimer's research support families impacted by dementia.

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Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes U.S. FDA Traditional Approval of Leqembi

The Alzheimer’s Association celebrates today’s FDA action to grant traditional approval of Leqembi (lecanemab) for the treatment of early Alzheimer’s disease.

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Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes U.S. FDA Traditional Approval of Leqembi: Full Details

UPDATED: The Alzheimer’s Association celebrates the FDA action to grant traditional approval to Leqembi (lecanemab) for the treatment of early Alzheimer’s.

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Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes Announcement of CMS Coverage for FDA-approved Treatments

The Association will work with payers & health systems to deliver broad access, calling on CMS to open reconsideration of its National Coverage Determination.

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The Joint Commission, in Collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association, Launches Memory Care Certification for Assisted Living Communities

This specialty certification recognizes assisted living communities that implement best practices for residents living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia.

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Seven Researchers Honored at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

Seven awards were presented to researchers at AAIC 2023 to honor their expertise, achievements & contributions to the field of Alzheimer’s & dementia science.

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Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns and The Judy Fund Honored for Philanthropic Leadership in Alzheimer’s Research

"Through both her passionate storytelling & leadership of The Judy Fund, [Gelfand Stearns] is a relentless champion in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease."

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CRISPR/Gene Editing Technology Creates New Treatment Possibilities for Alzheimer’s Disease

AAIC 2023 announces two new CRISPR-based strategies that offer hope for next-generation Alzheimer’s treatments.

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Proposed New Diagnostic Criteria for Alzheimer’s Disease Unveiled at AAIC 2023

A draft proposal for new Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic criteria was presented to attendees of AAIC 2023. They are a revision of the 2018 research framework.

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Researchers Reveal First-Ever U.S. County-Level Alzheimer’s Prevalence Estimates

The east & southeastern U.S. have the highest prevalence of Alzheimer’s, according to a first-ever study of the disease by county, presented at AAIC 2023.

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Investigadores Revelan Las Primeras Estimaciones De Prevalencia Del Alzheimer En Los Estados Unidos A Nivel De Condado

Los resultados pueden ayudar a orientar la asignación de recursos a los programas de salud pública para el Alzheimer en esas regiones.

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Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Donanemab Phase 3 Data Reported at AAIC 2023

The results showed that donanemab significantly slowed cognitive and functional decline in people with early symptomatic Alzheimer’s disease.

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Hearing Aids Slow Cognitive Decline in Older Adults with Hearing Loss and at Risk for Cognitive Decline

In a subgroup of older adults with hearing loss who were at higher risk of cognitive decline, using hearing aids for three years cut cognitive decline in half.

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Alzheimer’s Association Says CMS Draft Decision to Cover PET Imaging for Alzheimer’s Disease Will Enable Timely Diagnosis

The Alzheimer’s Association commends CMS for taking action to expand coverage of brain amyloid PET imaging for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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New Use of Opioids Increases Risk of Death Elevenfold in Older Adults with Dementia

Older adults who start on opioids after a dementia diagnosis face heightened risk of death, according to a study reported at AAIC 2023.

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Constipation Associated with Cognitive Aging and Decline

Experiencing less frequent bowel movements is associated with cognitive decline, according to new research reported today at AAIC 2023.

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Estreñimiento Asociado Con Envejecimiento Y Deterioro Cognitivo

El estreñimiento crónico, un movimiento intestinal cada tres días o más, podría indicar un empeoramiento de la cognición.

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Simple Finger Prick Test Exemplifies Advances in Alzheimer’s Disease Blood Tests

A blood test was more than 80% accurate than doctors in identifying Alzheimer’s-related changes, a new study at AAIC reports.

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Alzheimer’s Advocate Testifies on Access to Innovative Alzheimer’s Treatments

Alzheimer's advocate Sue Wronsky testified before Congress, supporting unrestricted CMS coverage for Alzheimer’s treatments that are approved by the FDA.

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Volunteering in Late Life May Protect the Brain

A new study reported at AAIC 2023 found better memory cognition in older adults who volunteered. Volunteering may help protect the brain against dementia.

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Trabajar Como Voluntario En La Tercera Edad Puede Proteger El Cerebro

Un nuevo estudio sobre adultos mayores descubrió que quienes trabajaban como voluntarios tienen una mejor memoria y función ejecutiva.

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Advancements in Treatment, Diagnosis and Risk Reduction Strategies Highlighted at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

AAIC 2023 featured groundbreaking research & guidance on an Alzheimer's blood test, gut health, hearing aid intervention, opioids, gene editing and more.

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Avances En El Tratamiento, El Diagnóstico Y Estrategias De Reducción De Riesgos Destacados En El Congreso Internacional De La Alzheimer’s Association

Nuevas investigaciones reportadas en el AAIC cubrieron la amplitud de la investigación de la enfermedad de Alzheimer y la demencia.

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Alzheimer’s Association Mourns Death of Legendary Singer Tony Bennett

The Alzheimer’s Association is deeply saddened by the death of legendary singer Tony Bennett, an incredible advocate who publicly shared his story.

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Medicare to Improve Dementia Care for Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s Disease, Caregivers

The Alzheimer's Association enthusiastically welcomes the announcement of a new CMS initiative to improve the way dementia care is delivered.

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Alzheimer’s Association Announces New Dementia Care Navigation Roundtable

The roundtable will convene experts across the healthcare industry to establish consistent processes and protocols for dementia care navigation.

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New Campaign from The Ad Council and Alzheimer’s Association Encourages Hispanic Communities to Recognize the Differences Between Normal Aging and Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

New PSAs from Ad Council, Alzheimer’s Association & Lopez Negrete Communications show early warning signs of Alzheimer’s that can be mistaken for normal aging.

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Joanne Pike, Alzheimer’s Association President and CEO, Elected Vice Chair of the World Dementia Council

As the new vice chair of the World Dementia Council, Pike will advance the organization’s global efforts to improve the lives of people affected by dementia.

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Eisai Becomes National Sponsor of the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes Eisai as a national sponsor of Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the largest fundraiser for Alzheimer’s care, support & research.

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Alzheimer’s Association Announces New Grant Program to Support Real-World Data Platforms Globally

The Alzheimer's Association will award up to $5 million in funding to platforms outside the U.S. through the Global Real-World Data Platforms Program (ALZ-RWD).

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Alzheimer’s Association Gathers Dementia Coordinators from Across the Country to Prepare for New Era of Treatment

The Alzheimer’s Association brings together state officials for its second annual State Dementia Services Coordinator (DSC) Summit.

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Alzheimer’s Association Applauds CMS Decision to Cover PET Imaging for Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis

A valuable Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic tool, PET scans, will now be more accessible across the country thanks to today's Medicare & Medicaid policy change.

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Alzheimer’s Association Highlights Unique Challenges That Dementia Caregivers Face and Tips for Supporting Them

During National Family Caregivers Month in November, the Alzheimer’s Association highlights the unique challenges facing Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers.

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Pilot Awards to Advance Global Brain Health and Dementia Projects

A total of 26 awards have been granted to projects aimed at bridging the gaps in dementia diagnosis, treatment and care among underserved populations worldwide.

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Alzheimer’s Association Announces Milestone of $100 Million Invested in Research in 2023

This unparalleled commitment stands as the largest single-year investment since the organization’s founding in 1980.

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Alzheimer's Association Mourns Death of Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter

The Alzheimer’s Association is saddened by the death of former First Lady Rosalynn Carter.

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Alzheimer’s Association and MATTER Launch Pitch Competition for Solutions to Increase Access to Quality, Person-Centered Care for Underserved People Living with Alzheimer’s

Up to five startups will be selected to participate in a four-week accelerator and get the chance to win up to $15,000.

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Outlooks with Eugenia Zukerman

The Former CBS Arts Correspondent is Seizing the Day

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Around the Table with Tim Hollingsworth

Chef and 'The Final Table' Star Tim Hollingsworth Shares Mom's Recipe

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Little Homes, Big Benefits

Small-House Model Offers Innovative Dementia Care.

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The Delirium Connection

This Complex Condition May Be Linked to Dementia

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'To Ask for Help Is Courageous'

Male Caregivers Can Overcome Unique Challenges

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Healthy Brain Initiative Continues Public Health Momentum by Kicking Off Next Road Map for Indian Country Development

The next HBI Road Map for Indian Country will provide tribal leaders with strategies to help shape the public health response to Alzheimer's and dementia.

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Six-Time GRAMMY Award Winning Christian Artist Amy Grant Releases New Performance Video for Alzheimer’s Association Music Moments Campaign in Honor of Her Parents

Amy Grant’s song “Trees We’ll Never See” helps raise Alzheimer's awareness this holiday season as a part of the Alzheimer's Association Music Moments campaign.

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