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More than 410,000 New Yorkers are living with Alzheimer's disease and more than 546,000 friends and family provide unpaid family caregiving. This is a disease that impacts our families and community. Stay up-to-date on the latest news and advances in Alzheimer’s treatments, care and research. Get tips for living with Alzheimer’s as well as ideas for how you can support the fight to end Alzheimer’s.

For local media, our communications team can provide up-to-date information on Alzheimer’s and brain health and arrange interviews with experts on Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Local experts available for commentary include Beth Smith-Boivin, our chapter's executive director and a research expert, public policy staff, social workers delivering care and support, Capital Region-based researchers, and families and individuals affected by Alzheimer's.

Media Contact:
Marisa Korytko, Marketing and Public Relations Director 
mekorytko@alz.org
518.675.7208

Local Media Coverage:
WTEN-TV: Alzheimer’s Association of Northeastern NY celebrates FDA approval of new drug
WTEN-TV: Greenwich paints the town purple for Alzheimer’s
WNYT-TV: Alzheimer’s Association gears up for big June to help raise awareness in Capital Region
WTEN-TV: Women's Health Wednesday: The impact of Alzheimer's disease on women
Spectrum News: Alzheimer's Association report highlights challenges for caregivers
Times Union: PHOTOS: Alzheimer’s Association 'An Evening to End Alzheimer’s'
WRGB-TV: Doctors, experts say we are getting close to a cure for Alzheimer's
WNYT-TV: High cost keeps life-changing Alzheimer’s drug from Saratoga County family
Post Star: Hitting the High Peaks for a Good Cause
WTEN-TV: New study: High blood pressure disorders during pregnancy linked to dementia risk
WNYT-TV: Woman credits Alzheimer’s Association, community for helping her through her journey as a caretaker
WRGB-TV: New Alzheimer's drug shows promise in slowing the rate of decline for patients
WNYT-TV: This is How Alzheimer’s Looks (30-minute special)
Spectrum News: Alzheimer’s community hopeful about drug trials
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