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May 15, 2017
Erie hosted it's inaugural RivALZ: Blondes vs Brunettes flag football game, raising over $21,000.

http://www.erienewsnow.com/story/35419405/rivalz-charity-flag-football-tackles-alzheimers-disease

September 18, 2016
Erie hosted it's Walk to End Alzheimer's where hundreds of Erie residents came out to support the fight to end Alzheimer's.

http://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/1000-participate-in-walk-to-end-alzheimers

http://www.erienewsnow.com/story/33120460/hundreds-walk-to-help-find-cure-for-alzheimers#

September 17, 2016
Windber hosted it's Walk to End Alzheimer's and there is still time to make a donation.

http://wjactv.com/news/local/walk-to-end-alzheimers-09-17-2016

July 13, 2016
Our Erie office hosted it's grand opening party, now we need your help filling it with volunteers.

http://www.yourerie.com/news/local-news/alzheimers-association-in-erie-gets-new-home

http://www.erienewsnow.com/story/32440044/alzheimers-assn-of-greater-pa-relocates-to-better-serve-12-counties

June 5, 2016
Asheleigh Forsburg, Senior Constituent Events Manger, spoke with Michael Parks on WHP580 about the Programs and Support services available through out the chapter highlighting Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month and The Longest Day.

http://whp580.iheart.com/onair/michael-parks-15160/taking-care-of-business-64-alzheimers-14775442/

May 11, 2016
Yoga and meditation can minimize the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Amy Dukes, Senior Manager of Education and Outreach, talks about the various activities we can do to minimize our chances of being diagnosed with this disease. You can try to learn a new subject and exercise now instead of having to take countless pills later.

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/audio/kdka-afternoon-news/yoga-may-minimize-risk-of-alzheimers/

May 9, 2016
Dr. Paul Eslinger, a Greater Pennsylvania Chapter Board Member, was featured in Lara Greenberg's newest segment on Alzheimer's and genetic testing.

http://local21news.com/news/local/genetic-testing-shedding-light-on-alzheimers-diagnosis

May 3, 2016
Our Erie office has moved to a new location, Sara Murphy, Senior Constituent Services Manager, talked about the benefit the move will have on the constituents. Also the piece features the impact that Alzheimer's has on families.

http://www.erienewsnow.com/clip/12405714/impact-of-alzheimers

March 5, 2016
Olivia Maturano, Constituent Services Coordinator, helped a local man bring an Alzheimer’s support group to Harrisburg. After Mel Heffley’s wife was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s he quickly found he didn’t have many places to turn for support so he reached out to the Alzheimer’s Association for the training and resources to start a support group.

http://www.pennlive.com/perry-county-times/index.ssf/2016/03/alzheimers_group_to_meet_at_ne.html

 

February 21, 2016
Researchers think they have found the “ground zero” of Alzheimer’s. Clay Jacobs, Vice President of Programs and Services of the Greater Pennsylvania Chapter, talked with Robert Mangino on the KDKA Afternoon News about this discovery and what it means for research going forward.

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/audio/kdka-afternoon-news/kdka-afternoon-news-takes-a-look-at-alzheimers

 

February 18, 2016
Gail Roddie-Hamlin, President and CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pittsburgh Chapter, was a guest on PA Live to talk about Black History Month and the importance of diversity. Africa-Americans are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, and less likely to be diagnosed.

http://www.pahomepage.com/lifestyle/pa-live/pa-live-alzheimers-association-greater-pa-chapter

 

February 17, 2016
A new study shows a link between the use of various heartburn drugs and dementia. Dr Paul Eslinger, a doctor at Hershey Medical Center and Alzheimer’s Association Greater Pennsylvania Chapter Board Member, talked with Robert Mangino and Shelley Duffy on the KDKA Afternoon News about the study and what patients should be aware of.

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/audio/kdka-afternoon-news/dr-paul-eslinger/

 

 

 


 

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