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The Alzheimer's Association offers peer- or professional-led groups for caregivers and others facing Alzheimer's disease. Find virtual and in-person events.

AAIC® Neuroscience Next

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Take part in a global, no-cost virtual conference that aims to support and showcase the next generation of Alzheimer’s and dementia researchers and clinicians.

Addressing Health Disparities Related to Alzheimer’s and All Dementias

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A conference to address health disparities related to Alzheimer’s, support diversity in health care & drive collaboration across dementia research.

Inspire Napa Valley Winter Wine & Food Fête

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Join Inspire Napa Valley founder Kerrin Laz for a VIP lunch and walk-around tasting of exceptional California wines in support of the Alzheimer's Association.

Chicago Rita Hayworth Gala

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Join us for an evening of dinner and dancing as we celebrate the progress of the Alzheimer's Association and honor the legacy of Rita Hayworth.

Caregiver Depression

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Learn about symptoms, treatment, coping tips and when to see a physician.

Caregiver Support

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Public health can raise awareness of caregiver needs and help develop support and resources.

Be a Healthy Caregiver

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Learn how to stay physically and emotionally strong.

Caregiver Stress

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Learn 10 symptoms of caregiver stress and get tips to avoid burnout.

Thankful

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Memories

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The Changing Role of the Caregiver

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In the News | Next Avenue

Bipartisan Legislation to Expand Caregiver Training and Support Introduced in 117th Congress

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Alzheimer’s Association, AIM Endorse Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Act

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

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

Latinos and Alzheimer's

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In the News | Radio Bilingüe

What is Aphasia?

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In the News | Next Avenue

Fight Alzheimer's with an email

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In the News | Telemundo

The Sound of Support

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Caregiving Podcast Offers New Way to Connect

House Recognizes and Responds to Care Needs for People Living With Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s

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The Key Provisions of the Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease Act included in House Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act (OAA)

Bipartisan Legislation to Streamline Dementia Care Reintroduced in Senate

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Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer’s Act

Joanne Pike, DrPH, Alzheimer’s Association President and CEO, Testifies Before Congress on Key Alzheimer’s Priorities

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A passionate presence of purple Alzheimer’s Association and AIM advocates attended the hearing to show their support for these bipartisan Alzheimer’s policies.

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

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

Human Rights Campaign and Alzheimer’s Association Announce New Partnership to Support LGBTQ Individuals Affected by Alzheimer’s and other Dementia

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The Alzheimer’s Association and Human Rights Campaign (HRC) recently announced a new partnership aimed at providing Alzheimer’s disease information and resource

The Importance of Early Detection of Alzheimer’s Disease

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In the News | Access Health

COVID-19 and dementia: Are scientists concerned?

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In the News | Medical News Today

How COVID Has Impacted Chronic Disease

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In the News | U.S. News & World Report

Staying Fit May Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

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In the News | HealthDay

Cognitive Effects Persist in Older COVID Patients

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In the News | MedPage Today

The Impact of COVID on People with Dementia

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In the News | Next Avenue

Could lithium protect against dementia?

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In the News | Medical News Today

Race Plays Huge Role in Dementia Risk

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In the News | HealthDay

Clinical Challenges: Lifestyle and Alzheimer's Risk

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In the News | MedPage Today

David Hyde Pierce Live on Today

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In the News | TODAY.com

What Dementia Feels Like

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In the News | AARP

The Younger Faces of Alzheimer's and Other Dementias

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In the News | Next Avenue

Dementia and Alzheimer's in Indian Country

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In the News | Native News Online

Sharpen Your Brain

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In the News | Diversity Woman Media

Exercise May Stall Memory Loss

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In the News | AARP

The Surprising Impact of Racism on the Brain

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In the News | AARP

Thyroid Trouble May Raise Dementia Risks

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In the News | HealthDay

5 Tips for Caring for a Parent With Alzheimer's

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In the News | Guideposts

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

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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).

Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Disease Act of 2019 Introduced in Congress

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Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Endorse Legislation to Provide Support for Individuals and Families

Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health Join Forces in Fight Against Alzheimer’s

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3-Year Corporate Partnership to Raise $10 Million to Support Alzheimer’s Association Mission; Campaign to Help Connect Caregivers to Resources, Support Services

Bipartisan Legislation to Create a Path to Better Dementia Care Introduced

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The Comprehensive Care for Alzheimer's Act Endorsed by Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement

The Alzheimer's Association is proud to win 2008 Caregiver Friendly Award

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Alzheimer News 4/11/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health Join Together To Fight Alzheimer’s for Second Consecutive Year

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November in-store fundraising campaign to support Alzheimer’s Association’s efforts to help those at greater risk of COVID-19

Record $122 million increase proposed for Alzheimer's disease in funding bill

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Alzheimer's News 1/14/2014 | Alzheimer's Association

Senate Makes Monumental Commitment to Care, Support

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

'To Ask for Help Is Courageous'

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Male Caregivers Can Overcome Unique Challenges

The Supporting Older Americans Act of 2020 Signed Into Law

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

Six Essential Terms Every Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregiver Needs to Know

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Alzheimer’s Association offers guidance to America’s 11 million Alzheimer’s caregivers

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

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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.

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

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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.

Record $122 million increase for Alzheimer's disease signed into law by President Obama

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Alzheimer's News 1/17/2014 | Alzheimer's Association

Record $122 million increase for Alzheimer's disease signed into law by President Obama

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Alzheimer's News 1/17/2014 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association Funds Research Exploring Family Caregiving Styles

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The sponsorship and grant support Leggett’s work measuring and classifying different styles of caregiving

Does New Alzheimer's Drug Work? Answers May Miss 2030 Target

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In the News | Associated Press

Scientists Work Out How Exercise Saves Your Brain

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In the News | HealthDay

Advocates weigh in on Medicare decision on new Alzheimer’s drug

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In the News | Atlanta Journal-Constitution

2022 Cure One, Cure Many $3M Award Goes to Mayo Clinic Researchers

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In the News | Parkinson’s News Today

Can Popular Diets Make Your Brain Healthier?

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In the News | Brain & Life Magazine

I'm a Doctor and Here's the #1 Sign You Have Alzheimer's

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In the News | Eat This, Not That

Alzheimer’s: Addressing sleep disturbance may alleviate symptoms

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In the News | Medical News Today

This Common Habit Makes Your Alzheimer's Risk Soar

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In the News | Eat This, Not That

Study identifies 10 factors linked to Alzheimer’s risk

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In the News | Medical News Today

Adults, Doctors in US Struggle to Tie Cognitive Problems to Alzheimer’s

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In the News | Alzheimer’s News Today

Alzheimer’s study reveals 42 new genes that may drive risk

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In the News | Medical News Today

'Good' cholesterol may decrease your risk of Alzheimer's disease

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In the News | Medical News Today

Higher levels of antioxidants may reduce dementia risk

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In the News | Medical News Today

The aging brain: New research paves way for treating memory loss

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In the News | Medical News Today

Dementia and sleep: What do we know about this link?

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In the News | Medical News Today

Could Getting Your Flu Shot Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

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In the News | HealthDay

Warning Signs You Have Alzheimer's Says CDC

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In the News | Eat This, Not That

Study: Flu Shots May Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

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In the News | Verywell Health

Alzheimer’s Association Global Workgroup Releases Recommendations About Use of Alzheimer’s “Blood Tests”

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Blood biomarkers may revolutionize the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s in the future, but aren't yet ready for widespread use, says top clinicians and researchers.

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

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The Alzheimer’s Association presented several awards at AAIC 2022, recognizing innovative dementia researchers for their achievements and contributions.

Experiences of Racism Associated with Poor Memory, Increased Cognitive Decline

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Experiences of structural, interpersonal & institutional racism are associated with lower memory & worse cognition in midlife & old age, as reported at AAIC.

Alzheimer’s Association Statement on New Clinical Trial Results Reported at AAIC 2022

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The results of several clinical trials exploring both drug and non-drug strategies to address Alzheimer's disease & dementia were reported at AAIC 2022.

17 Recommendations for Researchers to Better Communicate with Study Participants When Trials End Early

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New recommendations for clinical trial sponsors & dementia researchers provide guidance to better communicate with participants when studies end early.

Highlights from the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2022

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AAIC 2022 featured groundbreaking research & guidance on Alzheimer's blood biomarkers, treatments, links between racism & dementia, COVID-19 & more.

History of Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy Linked to Increased Risk of Dementia

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A history of hypertensive disorders disorders during pregnancy is linked to an increased risk of vascular dementia & accelerated brain aging, studies show.

Momentos destacados del AAIC 2022

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El AAIC 2022 destacó investigaciones sobre biomarcadores en la sangre, tratamientos, vínculos entre el racismo y la demencia, el COVID-19, y más.

Even simple exercise may help aging brain, study hints

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In the News | Associated Press

Bacteria that cause gum disease may increase risk of Alzheimer's

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In the News | Medical News Today

Highly Processed Foods Linked to Accelerated Cognitive Decline

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In the News | Everyday Health

Less Money, More Cognitive Problems, Study Finds

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In the News | Being Patient

Eye Tests May Help Diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease

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In the News | Scientific American

Seven Researchers Honored at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

Constipation Associated with Cognitive Aging and Decline

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

Estreñimiento Asociado Con Envejecimiento Y Deterioro Cognitivo

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

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

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

Volunteering in Late Life May Protect the Brain

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

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

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

Caught in the Middle

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Sandwich Generation Caregivers Fight to Find Balance

Alzheimer's Association Celebrates Extraordinary Week

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association statement on screening for cognitive impairment in older adults

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Alzheimer's News, 10/21/2013 | Alzheimer's Association

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

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

Bipartisan Improving HOPE for Alzheimer's Act Introduced in Senate, House

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Legislation to Educate Clinicians on Care Planning Services Available Through Medicare

Schützen Schwangerschaften Vor Demenz?

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In the News | Spektrum.de

Alzheimer’s Inside the Brain

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In the News | US News Health

What is Choline?

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In the News | US News & World Report

Is Apathy an Early Sign of Dementia?

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In the News | HealthDay

COVID-19’s impact on dementia patients

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In the News | ABC News Go

Does Exercise Prevent Dementia?

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In the News | Discover Magazine

The Brain and Covid: Strides and Speculations

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In the News | Cerebrum by Dana Foundation

How Is Alzheimer's Disease Treated?

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In the News | Prevention

Dementia and diet: Is there a link?

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In the News | Medical News Today

Alzheimer's Public Health Legislation Receives Bipartisan Support in Committee

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Senate HELP Committee Advances Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure (BOLD) for Alzheimer’s Act

Senate Takes BOLD Steps in Fight Against Alzheimer's

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Senate Passes BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act

Alzheimer’s Research Funding Receives Bipartisan Support in House

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

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

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

Legislation introduced to improve diagnosis of Alzheimer's and strengthen care planning

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Alzheimer’s News 4/7/2011 | Alzheimer's Association

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association Launches New Health Systems Initiative

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Effort Seeks to Help Health Systems Improve Health Outcomes

Alzheimer's Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check

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Alzheimer’s Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check | Alzheimer's Association

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

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

Senate Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Ensure Access to Quality Hospice Care

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Alzheimer’s Association, AIM Endorses Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

Different Faiths, Same Fight

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Communities of Faith Spread the Word About Dementia

Record $122 million increase for Alzheimer's disease passed by Congress, sent to president

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Alzheimer's News 1/16/2014 | Alzheimer's Association

Senate Special Committee Hearing on Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer News 5/13/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association Honors and Empowers Caregivers During National Family Caregivers Month and National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

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New PSAs from Ad Council and Alzheimer’s Association Remind Families to Discuss Cognition Concerns Early

Persistent Loss of Smell Due to COVID-19 Closely Connected to Long-Lasting Cognitive Problems

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New insights into factors that may predict, increase or protect against the impact of COVID-19 on memory & thinking were revealed by studies reported at AAIC.

Pérdida persistente del olfato debida al COVID-19 estrechamente conectada a problemas cognitivos duraderos

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Nuevas perspectivas sobre factores que protegen en contra del impacto de COVID-19 en la memoria y cognición reveladas por estudios presentados en el AAIC.

La experiencia del racismo asociada con mala memoria, deterioro cognitivo aumentado

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Experiencias del racismo estructural, interpersonal e institucional asociadas con mala memoria y peor cognición con la edad, como reportaron en el AAIC.

Alzheimer’s Association Launches ALZ-NET: A Long-Term Data Collection and Sharing Network for New Treatments

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Alzheimer's Network for Treatment and Diagnostics (ALZ-NET) collects long-term clinical & safety data from patients treated with FDA-approved therapies.

Lower Socioeconomic Status in Childhood, Persistent Low Wages Linked to Risk for Dementia and Faster Memory Decline

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Neighborhood disadvantages & persistent low wages are linked to higher dementia risk, lower cognitive performance & faster memory decline, studies show.

Estatus socioeconómico más bajo en la niñez, sueldos bajos persistentes vinculados con el riesgo de demencia y deterioro más rápido de la memoria

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Desventajas comunitarias y sueldos bajos están vinculados a un riesgo aumentado de demencia, desempeño cognitivo más bajo y deterioro más rápido de la memoria.

Historia de afecciones hipertensivas durante el embarazo vinculada con un riesgo aumentado de demencia

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La historia de afecciones hipertensivas durante el embarazo está vinculada a un riesgo aumentado de demencia vascular y envejecimiento cerebral acelerado.

Alzheimer’s blood biomarkers not ready for primary care use, expert panel decides

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In the News | McKnight's Long-Term Care News

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

Trabajar Como Voluntario En La Tercera Edad Puede Proteger El Cerebro

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

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

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

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

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

House Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Renew BOLD Commitment to Dementia Public Health Infrastructure

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Legislation will reauthorize the BOLD Act & empower public health departments to improve brain health & support dementia caregivers in their communities.

Alzheimer’s Association and Society for American Baseball Research Announce Partnership

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The Alzheimer’s Association & the Society for American Baseball Research will provide dementia information & resources through baseball-centric sessions.

How Common Is Dementia Among LGBT Seniors?

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In the News | HealthDay

Why Alzheimer's May Be Tougher to Spot in Women

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In the News | HealthDay

Alzheimer's Guidelines for Primary Care Announced

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In the News | MedPage Today

Study: Lowering Blood Pressure Helps Prevent Mental Decline

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In the News | The Associated Press

Lowering Your Blood Pressure Could Stave Off Dementia

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In the News | Bloomberg

Hopes Rise Again for Drug to Slow Alzheimer's Disease

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In the News | The Associated Press

Trial of New Alzheimer’s Drug Shows Promising Results

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In the News | The Washington Post

Ultrasound Jiggles Open Brain Barrier, a Step to Better Care

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In the News | The Associated Press

A Gut—and Liver—Check to Get a Bead on Alzheimer’s

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In the News | Scientific American

New Blood Pressure Targets Could Cut Dementia Risk

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In the News | The Telegraph

Alzheimer's Association Leader on Funding, Priorities, Advocacy

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In the News | The Chronicle of Philanthropy

What My Dad With Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Is Teaching Me

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In the News | Everyday Health

A Day in the Life With Mild Cognitive Impairment

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In the News | Everyday Health

Harry Johns Is in Search of Dementia Cures

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In the News | AARP

Personal Stories from Dementia Patients

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In the News | US News Health

Increased Risk of Subjective Cognitive Decline in the LGBT Community

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Plus, First Clinical Intervention for LGBT People With Alzheimer’s and Caregivers

Blood Tests Show Promise in Detecting Alzheimer’s

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In the News | Associated Press TV

Alzheimer's Risk, Progression, Resilience Differs by Sex

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Plus, Participation in Labor Force Plays Strong Role in Late-Life Cognitive Health in Women

The Role of Infectious Agents in Alzheimer's Disease

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Statement From Maria C. Carrillo, PhD, Alzheimer’s Association Chief Science Officer

Want to Help End Alzheimer’s? Enroll in a Clinical Trial

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In the News | Future of Personal Health

How to Ensure Good Nutrition When Eating Is An Issue

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In the News | next avenue

Could COVID-19 Increase Your Risk of Dementia?

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In the News | AARP.org

Alzheimer's Blood Tests: Big Breakthroughs in 2020

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In the News | MedPage Today

Could COVID-19 Increase Dementia Risk In The Future?

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In the News | IFL Science

COVID-19: Research points to long-term neurological effects

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In the News | Medical News Today

A virtual advocacy event with surprise benefits

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In the News | Associations Now

Losing a Spouse Could Speed Brain's Decline

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In the News | HealthDay

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

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In the News | HealthDay

Federal legislation tackles affordable senior housing, elder abuse

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In the News | McKnight's Senior Living

Middle-Age Obesity Linked to Higher Odds for Dementia

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In the News | HealthDay

4 Mental Exercises to Keep Your Brain Sharp

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In the News | US News & World Report

The New Theory About What Causes Alzheimer’s in Women

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In the News | Health Central

Scientists get closer to blood test for Alzheimer’s disease

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In the News | Associated Press

Alzheimer’s Could Be Diagnosed Using A Blood Test

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In the News | Medium.com

Can Seniors Handle Results of Alzheimer's Risk Tests?

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In the News | HealthDay

Readers Respond to the May 2020 Issue

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In the News | Scientific American

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Protect the Aging Brain

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In the News | HealthDay

Anxiety Might Speed Alzheimer's: Study

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In the News | HealthDay

Edward Jones commits $6.5 million for Alzheimer's research

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In the News | Philanthropy News Digest

Could a New Drug Help Ease Alzheimer's?

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In the News | HealthDay

LTC dementia-care certification launched by Alzheimer’s Association

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In the News | McKnight’s Long-Term Care News

Signs You’re Developing Dementia, According to an Expert

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In the News | Eat This, Not That

Eat Smart: Mediterranean Diet Could Ward Off Dementia

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In the News | HealthDay

Trouble managing money may be an early sign of dementia

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In the News | Kaiser Health News

Addressing Diversity in Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials

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The National Institute on Aging (NIA) launches a website for creating customizable recruiting materials for communities of color, as reported at AAIC 2021.

Cleaning Up the Air Could Help Prevent Alzheimer's

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In the News | HealthDay

Cleaner Air Could Be Better for Your Brain

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In the News | AARP

'Light Flash' Treatment Might Help Slow Alzheimer's

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In the News | HealthDay

3 Reasons Dementia Cases May Triple by 2050

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In the News | AARP

Covid may lead to cognitive decline, research says

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In the News | Washington Post

Aduhelm For Alzheimer's: Who Should Get It? : Shots - Health News

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In the News | NPR (Health Shots)

Research looks for possible COVID tie to later Alzheimer's

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In the News | Associated Press

Lasting Brain Symptoms From COVID Infections

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In the News | AARP

What to Know About Alzheimer's Disease

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In the News | AARP

Infrared light therapy: A new approach to dementia?

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In the News | Medical News Today

Processed foods impair memory — can omega-3 help?

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In the News | Medical News Today

Two personality traits may be linked to Alzheimer’s pathology

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In the News | Medical News Today

Multiple sclerosis drug may alleviate Alzheimer’s memory loss

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In the News | Medical News Today

Hopes and concerns over a new Alzheimer's drug

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In the News | CBS News

Could Coffee Help Lower Your Odds for Alzheimer's?

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In the News | HealthDay

Loss of Smell Identification Linked to Dementia, Parkinson’s

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In the News | Discover Magazine

Cataract Surgery Linked to Lower Risk of Dementia

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In the News | Physician's Weekly

What Black and Latina women need to know about dementia

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In the News | Washington Post

Cataract surgery may reduce risk

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In the News | Medical News Today

Viagra May Significantly Cut Alzheimer’s Risk, Study Finds

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In the News | Everyday Health

Alzheimer's Association Mourns Death of New York Mets Legend Bud Harrelson

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Baseball shortstop, coach and manager Bud Harrelson shared his Alzheimer’s diagnosis in 2018. Following his diagnosis, he was a devoted advocate for the cause.

Companies Must Play a Role to Ensure Patient Access

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In the coming year, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may approve additional treatments.

Alzheimer’s Association Statement About Compassion & Choices

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

Alzheimer's Disease International conference to be held March 25-28

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Alzheimer News 3/17/09 | Alzheimer's Association

Daily Multivitamin Slows Cognitive Aging in Three-Year Study Published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia

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Results from the COSMOS-Mind study of more than 2,200 older adults found that taking a daily multivitamin-mineral supplement resulted in a cognitive benefit.

Legislation reintroduced to improve diagnosis of Alzheimer's and strengthen care planning

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Alzheimer's News 4/11/2013 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Statement on the Death of Former Congressman Dennis Moore

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The Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) were saddened to learn of the passing of former Rep. Dennis Moore.

Alzheimer’s Association Applauds National Active and Retired Federal Employees for Fundraising Milestone

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NARFE funding contributions surpass $15 million since 1983

House Reintroduces Critical Legislation to Improve Dementia Care

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

'Their Mind Gets a Fever'

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Dementia Presents Unique Challenges for Native Peoples

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wayne Brady: Moments of Light

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Comedian Discusses the Power of Laughter as a Caregiver

A Pirouette From Student to Caregiver

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Carissa Kranz Opens Home to Longtime Ballet Instructor Living with Alzheimer’s

All In

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Caregiving Is a Multigenerational Effort for Many Latino Families

Early Alzheimer's in parent exacts heavy toll on young adult children

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association Statement on FDA Approval of Brexpiprazole

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

Memory Walk goes to Iraq

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Alzheimer News 8/29/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) Receives Bipartisan Congressional Support

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Legislation ensuring aging population has access to palliative and hospice care passes House

Congressional Leaders Agree on $350 Million Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Funding Increase

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Bipartisan Congressional leaders have announced a $350 million increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding.

Federal Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Funding Signed Into Law

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Annual National Institutes of Health Funding for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research Reaches $2.8 Billion Annually

House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Protect Nation's Seniors

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Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act Passes House

Dr. Joanne Pike Named to National Alzheimer's Project Act Advisory Council

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Chief Strategy Officer of the Alzheimer’s Association to Join HHS Council; National Early Stage Advisory Joe Montminy Also Named to Council

Congress Agrees on $289 Million Alzheimer’s Research Funding Increase and Robust Investment in Alzheimer’s Public Health Infrastructure

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Congressional leaders have announced a $289 million increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Increase in Federal Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Funding, BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act Signed Into Law

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A $289 million increase for Alzheimer's and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was signed into law.

Senate Takes BOLD Step to Strengthen the Nation’s Dementia Public Health Infrastructure

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This bipartisan legislation will strengthen the dementia public health infrastructure in communities throughout the nation by reauthorizing the BOLD Act.

Alzheimer News 12/2/2010

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Alzheimer News 12/2/2010 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association Launches New Training and Certification Program to Enhance Dementia Care

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Training and exam are aimed at implementing latest evidenced-based practices to ensure quality dementia care for a growing number of Americans

Association statement on impact of nursing shortage

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Alzheimer News 2/24/09 | Alzheimer's Association

Congress approves $10 billion in scientific research funding

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Congress approves $10 billion in scientific research funding | Alzheimer's Association

Maria's March to raise Alzheimer awareness

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Maria's March to raise Alzheimer awareness | Alzheimer's Association

Mother of Virginia Senator Mark Warner dies

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Alz News 01-25-2010 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Advisory Council approves its recommendations for National Alzheimer's Plan

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Alzheimer's News 4/17/2012 | Alzheimer's Association

Health and Human Services releases National Alzheimer's Plan draft

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Health and Human Services releases National Alzheimer's Plan draft | Alzheimer's Association

President Obama includes Alzheimer's in State of the Union

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Alzheimer's News 2/13/2013 | Alzheimer's Association

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association Mourns Death of Legendary Singer Tony Bennett

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

Friends Through It All

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

Gardening reduces stress for busy caregivers

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Alzheimer News 11/3/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Yvette Nicole Brown: Her Challenging Off-Screen Role

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Actress and Caregiver Knows the Devastation of Alzheimer’s

Life Is Short No Matter Your Dementia Age

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In the News | HealthDay

New Alzheimer's Drug Shows Big Promise in Early Trial Results

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In the News | The New York Times

A Healthier Heart May Mean a Healthier Mind, New Study Shows

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In the News | The Washington Post

Aggressive Blood Pressure Treatment Reduces Cognitive Risk, Study Says

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In the News | The Wall Street Journal

New Report Identifies Unique Challenges for LGBT Community Facing Alzheimer’s, Other Dementias

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Alzheimer’s Association, SAGE Issue Brief Identifies Barriers to Care, Recommendations for Improving Care for LGBT Elders

U.S. House Passes $425 Million Increase for Alzheimer's Research Funding

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Boost in Funding Requested by Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement

Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s Announcement of Dementia Diagnosis

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Former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor Bravely Announced Diagnosis of Dementia, Possibly Alzheimer's

Study Offers Hint of Hope for Staving Off Dementia in Some People

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In the News | The New York Times

Why Alzheimer's Treatment Hopes Endure Despite High-Profile Drug Failures

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In the News | Investor’s Business Daily

Surprising Differences Found in How Sleep Medications Increase Dementia Risk for Some, Protect Others

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Plus, Two Treatment Trials Tackle Sleep Problems in People With Dementia

Persons With Alzheimer's Disease More Likely to Experience Recurring Epileptic Seizures

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Clinicians Should Monitor and Treat Seizures in Persons With Dementia

Clinical Trial Results at AAIC 2019 Focus on New Ideas and New Targets

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Includes First Report of 18-Month Results From Phase 2/3 Trial of Inhaled Insulin in MCI and Alzheimer’s

AAIC 2019 Highlights New Research Showing Healthy Lifestyle May Offset Environmental and Genetic Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

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International Conference Also Included Expert Discussion on Role of Infectious Agents in Alzheimer’s Disease, and Advances Toward a Blood Test

5 Common Challenges Care-Givers Face, and How to Handle Them

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In the News | Explore Health

This Makes You Twice as Likely to Get COVID, Study Says

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In the News | Eat This, Not That

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

Highlights from the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2020

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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.

Why Do Women Get Alzheimer’s Disease More Than Men?

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In the News | HealthCentral

First blood test to help diagnose Alzheimer’s goes on sale

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In the News | Associated Press

What Seniors Can Expect When COVID Vaccines Begin to Roll Out

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In the News | Kaiser Health News

How the Pandemic Gave Me Purpose While Living With Dementia

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In the News | Everyday Health

Improving Air Quality Reduces Dementia Risk, Multiple Studies Suggest

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Improving air quality may improve cognitive function and reduce dementia risk, according to several studies reported today at AAIC® 2021.

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

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The Association is thrilled to recognize these researchers for the important contributions they have made to the field of Alzheimer’s and dementia research.

Global Dementia Cases Forecasted to Triple by 2050

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New analysis shows a decrease in prevalence due to education, countered by increase due to heart health risk factors, as reported at AAIC 2021.

Transgender Adults More Likely to Experience Subjective Cognitive Decline, Depression

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Transgender and gender nonbinary adults are more likely to report worsening cognitive limitations and mental health, according to studies reported at AAIC 2021.

COVID-19 Associated with Long-Term Cognitive Dysfunction, Acceleration of Alzheimer’s Symptoms

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New research reported at AAIC 2021 found associations between COVID-19 and persistent cognitive deficits, including Alzheimer’s disease pathology and symptoms.

Highlights from the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2021

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Groundbreaking research was featured at AAIC 2021, including one study suggesting that COVID-19 is associated with long-term cognitive dysfunction.

Aspectos Destacados del Congreso Internacional de la Alzheimer’s Association 2021

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AAIC es la reunión más grande del mundo de investigadores de todo el mundo centrada en el Alzheimer y otras demencias.

Regular Aerobic Exercise May Help Your Brain Age Better

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In the News | Very Well Health

Post-COVID Cognitive Impairment: What New Research Suggests

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In the News | Everyday Health

Blood test accurately identifies people at risk for Alzheimer's, study finds

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In the News | United Press International

Congress Takes Action on Critical Alzheimer’s Legislation to Ensure Addressing Alzheimer’s Remains a National Priority and Continue Momentum on Research Funding

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Today, the Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) are proud to support the introduction of two bipartisan bills

Alzheimer’s Association Announces New Partnership with 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

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New partnership announced to support Black Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and their caregivers.

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

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The Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes the positive topline data reported today by Eisai and Biogen

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association and The Links, Incorporated Announce Partnership

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

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association Announces New Dementia Care Navigation Roundtable

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

Alzheimer’s Association Awarded $25 Million Grant to Enhance Respite Care for Dementia Caregivers

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This grant will support respite service providers across the country to ensure services are dementia-capable and provide person-centered care.

Before the Clock Strikes Midnight

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Couple Renews Vows After Husband With Alzheimer’s Proposes, Again

Alzheimer's Association named one of America's best nonprofits to work for

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Alzheimer news 4/1/2010 | Alzheimer's Association

U.S. House Passes Bipartisan Alzheimer's Public Health Legislation

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Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure (BOLD) for Alzheimer’s Act Expected to Be Signed Into Law

Alzheimer’s Association Receives $1.34 Million NIH Grant to Enhance Psychosocial Research for Dementia Care

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5-Year Grant Aimed at Identifying Evidence-Based Strategies to Enhance Care, Support for Individuals With Dementia, Their Care Partners

Federal Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Funding Reaches $3.1 Billion Annually

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Improving HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act, Funding for BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act Signed Into Law

Alzheimer’s Association Names Dr. Joanne Pike its Next Chief Executive Officer

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Appointment of public health veteran and current Association president signals continued focus on scientific progress and access for treatments

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

Pilot Awards to Advance Global Brain Health and Dementia Projects

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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.

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

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

Alzheimer's Association response to president’s Fiscal Year 2009 budget proposal

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Alzheimer News 2/4/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Congress Takes BOLD Step in Fight to Address Alzheimer's

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Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure (BOLD) for Alzheimer’s Act Signed Into Law

Alzheimer's Association Doubles Investment to $60 Million for Part the Cloud Grant Program

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Bill Gates Funds $10 Million Grant in Match Challenge to Fuel Research and Accelerate Alzheimer’s Treatment

Senate Prioritizes Nation's Most Vulnerable

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

House Appropriations Subcommittee Advances Critical Alzheimer's and Dementia Research Funding

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The House Appropriations Committee to consider funding for Alzheimer’s research and for the implementation of the BOLD Act in upcoming markup

Alzheimer's Association Part The Cloud Grant Program-Funded Projects Reach $1 Billion in Follow-On Funding

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Plus, Part the Cloud awards $4.75 million to six new, innovative clinical trials

Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Statement on the Death of Congresswoman Jackie Walorski and Staff

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Since 2013, Rep. Walorski has served the people of Indiana’s second congressional district honorably.

Alzheimer’s Association Hosts Inaugural State Dementia Services Coordinator Summit

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Today, the Alzheimer’s Association kicked off the inaugural State Dementia Services Coordinator (DSC) Summit in Washington, D.C.

Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Williams and Jay Williams Host Fifth Annual ‘Dance Party To End ALZ’ Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association

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Event raises a record-breaking $525,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association research grant program

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

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

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

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

Time to Talk

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Difficult Conversations About Health Shouldn’t Wait; Learn How Others Approached Their Loved Ones

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

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

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association Awards Longeveron $3 Million Grant for Innovative Clinical Trial

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Significant Part the Cloud Research Funding to Examine Adult Stem Cells and Neuroinflammation

New Measures to Protect Nation's Most Vulnerable Becomes Law

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Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act Signed Into Law

Scientific Conference on Dementia in Low- and Middle-Income Countries to be Held in Kenya

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Dementia researchers at all career stages will gather Dec. 6-9 in Nairobi, Kenya at Dementia and Brain Aging in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs)

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

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

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association Releases Inaugural DEI Report

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

"Unforgettable" Stage Play Set for 10 U.S. Cities in 2024

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The Alzheimer’s Association and Gdavis Productions team up to shed light on the importance of early detection of Alzheimer’s and reducing health disparities.

Alzheimer's Association Announces HBI Road Map Strategist Cohort

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The Alzheimer’s Association & NACCHO select 10 local public health departments selected as the third cohort of Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map Strategists.

Special Exhibitions

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Museum Programs Inspire Those Facing Alzheimer’s

Rita Hayworth: A Bombshell Diagnosis

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

A Shared Hardship

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Some Researchers Fight Alzheimer’s In and Out of the Lab

Going the Distance for Dad

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For MSNBC and NBC News Anchor Richard Lui, Long-Distance Caregiving is an Act of Love

Alzheimer’s disease supersedes diabetes as sixth leading cause of death in the United States

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Alzheimer News 6/12/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Response to introduction of the Medicare two-year wait bill

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Alzheimer News 4/7/09 | Alzheimer's Association

Response to release of Alzheimer’s Study Group report

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Alzheimer’s Study Group Report | Alzheimer's Association

Social Security Administration hosts younger-onset hearing

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Alzheimer News 7/27/09 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association statement on Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act

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Alzheimer’s Association statement on Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Act | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association statement on the passing of Sargent Shriver

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Alzheimer News 1/18/11 | Alzheimer's Association

New Department of Defense program to fund Alzheimer's research

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Alzheimer’s News 4/15/11 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association applauds White House brain mapping initiative

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Alzheimer's News 4/2/2013 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association Statement Biogen Report of Phase 3 Aducanumab Data at CTAD 2019

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Attributable to Maria C. Carrillo, Ph.D. Alzheimer’s Association chief science officer.

DIAN-TU Phase 3 Clinical Trials, Topline Results

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

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

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

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association Welcomes CMS Announcement of National Coverage Determination Analysis on Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

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We welcome today’s announcement of a National Coverage Determination (NCD) analysis, consistent with the Alzheimer’s Association position.

Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Limited Access and Resources to Aduhelm for Eligible Individuals Living with Alzheimer’s

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The Alzheimer’s Association remains deeply disappointed about how their medical needs continue to be ignored.

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

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

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

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

Ask Us

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Ask Us About Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease: Early Detection Matters wins American Express Members Project

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October 14, 2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Efforts of Alzheimer's Association advocates incorporated in funding bill

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Alzheimer’s News, 12/9/2014 | Alzheimer's Association

White House Conference on Aging held during rapidly growing momentum in fight to end Alzheimer’s

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White House Conference on Aging builds on momentum in fight to end Alzheimer’s | Alzheimer's Association

Olympians United Against a Global Opponent

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Athletes Personally Impacted by Alzheimer’s

Diedrich Bader: In the Moment, Gratefully

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Actor Shares the Career Lessons That Helped Him as a Caregiver

Association statement on National Silver Alert Act

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Association statement on National Silver Alert Act | Alzheimer's Association

Needs of Alzheimer population addressed in healthcare reform legislation

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Alzheimer News 03/22/10 | Alzheimer's Association

Advisory Council discusses significant recommendations for National Alzheimer's Plan

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Alzheimer's News 01/18/12 | Alzheimer's Association

Julianne Moore and her upcoming movie role about Alzheimer's

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Many with Alzheimer's never get the diagnosis

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Sandy's story: Fighting Alzheimer's

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Big Financial Costs a Part of Alzheimer's Toll on Families

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

House of Representatives Passes Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA)

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Bipartisan Legislation Would Ensure Adequate, Well-Trained Palliative Care Workforce to Address Nation’s Caregiving Needs

$425 Million Increase in Alzheimer's Research Funding Passes U.S. Senate

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Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Request Approved by Full Senate

Alzheimer's Research Receives Largest-Ever Funding Boost in 2019 Budget

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Congress Answers Call of Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s Impact Movement: Historic Funding Increase Signed Into Law

Alzheimer’s Association Funds 2-Year Extension of SPRINT MIND Study

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SPRINT MIND 2.0 to Clarify Role of Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering in Reducing Dementia Risk

Alzheimer's Association Partners with National Hispanic Medical Association to Increase Alzheimer's Awareness in Latino Communities

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The Alzheimer’s Association and the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) are partnering to increase concern and awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and all

Critical Funding to Help End Alzheimer's Advances in the House Appropriations Subcommittee

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A House appropriations subcommittee proposed a $200 million increase in Alzheimer’s/dementia research funding and $19.5 million for BOLD.

Alzheimer's Association Announces HBI Road Map Strategist Inaugural Cohort

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Eight Local Public Health Departments Selected to Address Cognitive Health and Dementia

Alzheimer's Association, Alzheimer's Impact Movement Express Gratitude For Director Collins' NIH Leadership

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Francis S. Collins Announces Departure from National Institutes of Health

Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ashley Williams and Jay Williams Host Fourth Annual '80s ‘Dance Party To End ALZ’ Benefiting the Alzheimer's Association

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The event raised nearly $300,000 for the Alzheimer’s Association research grant program

NARFE raises $9 million for the Alzheimer's Association

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Alzheimer's News 4/18/2011 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association Honored as Fundraising Organization of the Year

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Forum Recognizes Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s and Longest Day Event Success

New Alzheimer’s Campaign Encourages Families to Discuss Cognitive Problems Sooner, Enabling Early Diagnosis

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Survey: Nearly 3 in 4 Americans Say Talking to Close Family Member About Cognitive Decline Would Be Challenging

Alzheimer’s Association Chief Science Officer Maria Carrillo Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic Research

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The Alzheimer’s Association celebrates Maria C. Carrillo, Ph.D., chief science officer, Alzheimer’s Association, for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award

Change of Aduhelm Price by Biogen is Only a Step Toward Equitable Access to Treatments for Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer's Association Renews Call on CMS to Broadly Cover this New Class of Alzheimer’s Treatments

Alzheimer’s Association Joins International Brain Bee Board of Directors

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Maria C. Carrillo, Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at the Alzheimer’s Association, has been appointed to the International Brain Bee (IBB) Board of Directors.

Alzheimer’s Association Statement on CMS Draft Decision

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Today’s draft decision by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is shocking discrimination against everyone with Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer’s Association Statement on Lecanemab Phase 3 Full Results

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The Alzheimer’s Association welcomes and is further encouraged by the full Phase 3 data presented from the global Phase 3 clinical trial of lecanemab.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Biogen’s Decision to Discontinue Alzheimer’s Drug

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Despite Biogen's decision about discontinuing Aduhelm (aducanumab), the Alzheimer’s Association is optimistic about the future of Alzheimer’s treatments.

World Alzheimer Report reveals negative perceptions about people with dementia

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Alzheimer's News 9/21/2012 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Association Zenith Fellows Awards Pursue Novel Treatments and Protection Gene for Alzheimer’s Disease

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Grants Support New Approaches to Treatment of Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Researchers Add HIV/AIDS, Diabetes and Organ Transplant Drugs to the Medley of Approaches for Treating Alzheimer's Disease

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Alzheimer’s Association Part the Cloud Program Takes the Field a Step Closer to Effective Therapy With Five New Grants

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

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

Alzheimer’s Association Imagine Benefit, an Evening of Song and Storytelling, Raised More Than $600,000 for Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research Programs

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The Alzheimer’s Association Imagine Benefit, built on the legacy of the Rita Hayworth Gala, was held on Monday, November 15 at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center

Alzheimer’s Association and the NFL Alumni Association Announce New Partnership to Raise Awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementia

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The Alzheimer’s Association and the NFL Alumni Association (NFLA) announced a new partnership today.

Alzheimer's Association Announces HBI Road Map Strategist Cohort

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Eight Local Public Health Departments Selected to Address Cognitive Health and Dementia

Congress Prioritizes Addressing Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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Key provisions of ENACT Act, strengthened FDA accelerated approval pathway, $226 million increase for research, $33 million to fund Alzheimer’s public health.

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

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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.

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

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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.

I Have Something to Tell You

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How to Disclose — or React to — a Dementia Diagnosis

Michael Chiklis: Fighting Alzheimer’s is a Chiklis Family Effort

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Actor on His Mom’s Struggle with the Disease and His Family’s Advocacy

Natalie Morales: Standing Up and Speaking Out

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Journalist Talks About Her Family’s Battle With Alzheimer’s

Husband seeks votes for Alzheimer's Disease: Early Detection Matters project

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Husband seeks votes for Alzheimer’s Disease: Early Detection Matters project | Alzheimer's Association

Silicon Valley Leaders Join Forces for Alzheimer's Association Part the Cloud Gala

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Tech titans, business leaders, and celebrities raise millions of dollars, and awareness, for critical Alzheimer’s research

Marlee Matlin: Making Them Proud

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After Losing Her Mother to Alzheimer's, Actor Rises to a New Challenge

Around the Table with Madison Cowan

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Award-winning Chef and TV Cooking Competition Champ Honors His Mum

Around the Table with Hugh Acheson

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Top Chef Finds Solace, Joy and Connection in the Kitchen

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

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

Stigma cited as top concern for people living with Alzheimer's disease

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Alzheimer News 08/26/08 | Alzheimer's Association

World Alzheimer Report confirms interventions for people with mild dementia beneficial

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Alzheimer's News 9/14/2011 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association Launches Pilot Program to Connect Dementia Care Experts With Assisted-Living Communities

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ECHO Model to Emphasize High-Quality, Person-Centered Care in Long-Term, Community-Based Care Settings

On International Women’s Day, Alzheimer’s Association and Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement, Led by Maria Shriver, Bring Disruption, Conversation and New Digital Experience to SXSW

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Alzheimer’s Discriminates Against Women: Far More Women Than Men Impacted by Alzheimer’s, Numbers Growing Fast

Global Brain Health Leader Awards to Develop Dementia-Related Projects

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To address the growing public health crisis of dementia, three leading organizations announced funding for 23 small-scale pilot projects

Congressional Leaders Advance $300 Million Alzheimer’s Research Funding Increase, Improving HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act and Renew Investment in Alzheimer’s Public Health In Omnibus Bill

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The Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) commend Congressional leaders for today’s decision to advance a series of bipartisan policies

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