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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Tips for Dementia Caregivers

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Dementia-related factors may increase a person's risk of contracting COVID-19. Learn how dementia caregivers can help keep loved ones healthy.

COVID-19 Vaccine: Answers for Dementia Caregivers and People Living with Alzheimer's

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Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for people living with Alzheimer's and dementia? Get answers to FAQs for people living with the disease and their caregivers.

National Family Caregivers Month

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During the month of November, we’re honoring the millions of family members and friends serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers. Join us by leaving your tribute.

Financial management guide for Alzheimer’s caregivers

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Alzheimer’s disease is among the most financially taxing diseases that we and our loved ones will ever encounter.

New report shows health concerns for Alzheimer's caregivers

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Alzheimer's caregivers in California are facing more barriers. A new report from the Alzheimer's Association reveals alarming data on caregiver health.

Sunday Seniors: This winter may be tough for caregivers

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As the temperatures drop, senior service providers worry

Online resources aid homebound Alzheimer’s caregivers

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For 332,000 Coloradans affected by Alzheimer’s disease, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has created new challenges. The Alzheimer’s Association can help.

Dementia patients and caregivers face new challenges with COVID-19

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The Greater Missouri Chapter is working to provide resources to individuals who have Alzheimer's or another form of dementia and their caregivers.

Unique Alzheimer’s Conference targets caregivers and healthcare professionals

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Wayne State University’s Institute of Gerontology and the Alzheimer’s Association to host “A Meaningful Life with Alzheimer’s Disease” conference.

Alzheimer’s research and caregivers celebrated at Paint the Night Purple

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Dinner and auction at NEOMED supports Alzheimer’s awareness, research and care

Holiday gift ideas for people with Alzheimer's and their caregivers

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Holidays can be stressful enough, but when you add in a person living with dementia, gatherings with family and friends become more complex.

Local organization offers support for dementia caregivers navigating COVID-19

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The Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter is making sure caregivers feel connected during this time of isolation

Greater Missouri Chapter Offers a Break From the Routine for Patients, Caregivers

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Cultural and social activity can open doors for those suffering from memory loss. It reduces the isolation for patient and caregiver.

Marshall Health, School of Medicine to launch Dementia Café for patients, caregivers

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Marshall Health and the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will launch a new experience

Alzheimer's Association's Carl V. Hill discusses caregivers of color, dementia research

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By Sarah Taddeo, Democrat and Chronicle, March 6, 2020

9 Ways to Support an Alzheimer’s Caregiver During National Family Caregivers Month

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November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month.

See the world from your home – caregivers & virtual travel

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Frustrated travelers and others may enjoy some relief, perhaps revisit long-lost memories, and find inspiration for the future in virtual travel.

COVID-19 & Caregiving among free August webinars to help Alzheimer’s caregivers

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The COVID-19 & Caregiving webinar is one of several online classes that will be presented free of charge in August.

Two professional Colorado caregivers receive prestigious Sugerman awards

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Members of the Colorado Alzheimer’s caregiving community have been recognized by their peers as winners of the prestigious 2020 George & Pat Sugermen Awards.

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Thankful

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Northeast Ohio Man Donates $1M to Establish Caregiver Relief Program for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Ca

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When Jan Castora’s wife Josephine was battling a form a dementia, all he could think about was keeping her in their home “for her comfort, for her safety and fo

Northeast Ohio Man Donates $1M to Establish Caregiver Relief Program for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Ca

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When Jan Castora’s wife Josephine was battling a form a dementia, all he could think about was keeping her in their home “for her comfort, for her safety and fo

Winter Safety Focus of Alzheimer's Association Northwest Ohio Chapter Advice for Alzheimer’s Caregiv

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Wintertime, with its colder temperatures, snow, ice and early darkness, can be particularly treacherous.

The Alzheimer’s Association and the Ohio Health Care Association Partner to Help Caregivers During C

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The Alzheimer's Association and the Ohio Health Care Association partner to provide caregiver tips during the COVID19 pandemic

Virtual and in-home activities for persons with Alzheimer’s or dementia, caregivers and others amid

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Explore virtual and in-home activities for persons with Alzheimer's or dementia.

Alzheimer's Association launches interactive Caregiver Stress Check

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

Gardening reduces stress for busy caregivers

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

Caught in the Middle

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Sandwich Generation Caregivers Fight to Find Balance

Dementia Super Saturday and more planned for National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and National Careg

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The Alzheimer’s Association will offer a wide array of free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs in November.

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 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

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

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

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

The Sound of Support

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Caregiving Podcast Offers New Way to Connect

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

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

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Alzheimer News 3/17/09 | 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

New Alzheimer’s Association Report Examines Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

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Annual report shows more than 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s

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

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

10 million U.S. baby boomers will develop Alzheimer's disease

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Alzheimer News 3/18/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

World Alzheimer Report reveals negative perceptions about people with dementia

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

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

New Alzheimer's Association Report Shows Significant Disconnect Between Seniors, Physicians When It Comes to Cognitive Assessment

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Report Provides Latest Alzheimer’s Prevalence, Incidence, Mortality and Costs of Care Data

A Shared Hardship

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

Alzheimer's Association president and CEO named to Alzheimer's advisory council

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Alzheimer's News 8/23/2011 | Alzheimer's Association

Report captures insights on challenges a national Alzheimer’s plan must address

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Alzheimer’s News 11/8/2011 | Alzheimer's Association

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

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

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

The Shriver Report: A Woman's Nation Takes on Alzheimer's

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Alzheimer News 8/24/2010 | Alzheimer's Association

Senate Makes Monumental Commitment to Care, Support

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

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

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

New Generation Alzheimer's report calls Alzheimer's defining disease of the baby boomers

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Alzheimer News 1/27/2011 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association Celebrates Extraordinary Week

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In the News | Alzheimer's Association

Sigma Kappa Supports Alzheimer's Association With $1 Million Gift

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In the News | 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 Offers Guidance as Visitation in Long-Term Care Settings Expands

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Reminds families to remain diligent in wake of recent CMS and CDC guidelines to expand visitation

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

Dr. Joanne Pike Named President of the Alzheimer’s Association

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Promotion Demonstrates an Eye to The Future, Continued Commitment to the Mission of the Alzheimer’s Association and Leadership for the Cause

Alzheimer’s Association Statement Phase III Results for Tarenflurbil (Flurizan)

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Alzheimer News 6/30/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Senate Special Committee Hearing on Alzheimer’s

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

Maria's March to raise Alzheimer awareness

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

Alzheimer’s Association statement on draft framework of National Alzheimer’s Plan

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Alzheimer's News 01/09/12 | Alzheimer's Association

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.

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

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

Before the Clock Strikes Midnight

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

Lee Ann Womack Shares Her Music Moments

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

Playing the Mind's Soundtrack

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

Friends Through It All

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

Founding Association member Katzman dies

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Alzheimer News 9/29/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

State policymakers urged to prepare for Alzheimer epidemic

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December 4, 2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Association statement on strengthening the long-term care workforce

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Association statement on strengthening the long-term care workforce | Alzheimer's Association

Sen. Warner joins Alzheimer task force as co-chair

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Alzheimer News 3/11/09 | Alzheimer's Association

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

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 bipartisan call for landmark 60 percent increase in Alzheimer's research funding

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Alzheimer's News, 6/23/2015 | Alzheimer's Association

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.

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

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.

World Alzheimer Report confirms interventions for people with mild dementia beneficial

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

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

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.

Losing Gene Wilder

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

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

Yvette Nicole Brown: Her Challenging Off-Screen Role

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Actress and Caregiver Knows the Devastation of Alzheimer’s

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

Different Faiths, Same Fight

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Communities of Faith Spread the Word About Dementia

Unlocking the Christchurch Variant

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Rare Gene Variant Could Lead to New Alzheimer’s Treatments

Alzheimer’s disease awareness stamp now availableGet the stamp

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Alzheimer News 10/17/2008 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association response to introduction of the Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act

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Alzheimer News 7/24/09 | Alzheimer's Association

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

Alzheimer's Association statement on FDA approval of florbetapir (Amyvid)

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Alzheimer's News 4/6/2012 | Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association statement on solanezumab Phase 3 results

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Alzheimer's News 8/24/2012 | Alzheimer's Association

HHS releases 2013 update to the National Alzheimer's Plan

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HHS releases 2013 update to the National Alzheimer's Plan | 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

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

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

$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, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Release Healthy Brain Initiative Road Map

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Third Edition of HBI Road Map Outlines Opportunities for State, Local Governments to Address Alzheimer’s Crisis

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

Biogen to Submit Aducanumab Results in Early Alzheimer’s to FDA

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Alzheimer’s Association Encouraged to Learn Biogen Pursuing Regulatory Approval

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)

Alzheimer’s Association Launches New Health Systems Initiative

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Effort Seeks to Help Health Systems Improve Health Outcomes

Senate Prioritizes Nation's Most Vulnerable

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

House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Protect Nation's Seniors

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

Alzheimer's Association Welcomes FDA Approval of Aducanumab

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The Alzheimer’s Association enthusiastically welcomes today’s historic FDA approval of aducanumab (Biogen/Eisai) for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

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

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

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.

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

Healthy Brain Initiative Continues Public Health Momentum By Kicking Off Next Road Map Development

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An important effort to help state and local health departments address brain health across the life course.

New Alzheimer’s Association Report Finds Doctors and the Public Face Challenges in Understanding and Distinguishing Early Alzheimer’s Development from 'Normal Aging'

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2022 Facts and Figures report covers the latest Alzheimer's data, and the need to increase public and physician awareness of mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

Report: Alzheimer's disease to cost United States $20 trillion over next 40 years

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Alzheimer News 5/19/2010 | Alzheimer's Association

First guidelines published for brain amyloid imaging in Alzheimer's

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First guidelines published for brain amyloid imaging in Alzheimer’s | 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

Senate Takes BOLD Steps in Fight Against Alzheimer's

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Senate Passes BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All In

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Caregiving Is a Multigenerational Effort for Many Latino Families

'Their Mind Gets a Fever'

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Dementia Presents Unique Challenges for Native Peoples

Bonus Shot

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New Studies Show Some Vaccines May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

COVID-19 May Damage the Brain in Older Adults

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Virus Can Accelerate Alzheimer’s Symptoms

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

Chris Daughtry: Raising His Voice for Alzheimer’s Awareness

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

Natalie Morales: Standing Up and Speaking Out

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

Alzheimer's Association, National Academy of Neuropsychology Fund Research Exploring COVID-19's Impact on the Brain in Diverse Populations

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The Alzheimer’s Association and the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN) have awarded $800,000 in grants to researchers focusing on the impact of COVID-19

The Alzheimer's Association and The Joint Commission collaborate to improve quality and safety in dementia care

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The Alzheimer’s Association and The Joint Commission today announced a collaboration to help improve quality and safety in dementia care in nursing.

A Pirouette From Student to Caregiver

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

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

More Women Get Alzheimer’s Than Men. Why?

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Researchers Are Pursuing Every Avenue for Answers

Hispanic Americans More Likely to Develop Dementia. Why?

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Researchers Are Zeroing in on Promising Theories

Diedrich Bader: In the Moment, Gratefully

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Actor Shares the Career Lessons That Helped Him as a Caregiver

Olympians United Against a Global Opponent

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Athletes Personally Impacted by Alzheimer’s

Fall 2016

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Winter 2018

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PicnicHealth

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Support Groups

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Support groups create a safe, confidential and supportive environment. Find a support group near you.

NADAM

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Join us in honoring millions of caregivers by sharing a special tribute message during Family Caregivers Month.

Winter 2019

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Arizona

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FTD

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Alzheimer's and Dementia

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) tips for dementia caregivers, answers to common questions and the latest pandemic information - from the Alzheimer's Association.

Explore alz.org®

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Our website provides resources for individuals affected by Alzheimer's and dementia, research and treatment news, information for professionals, and more.

Montana

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Virginia

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Educational Programs and Dementia Care Resources

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Our free, online programs offer information and practical advice.

Fall 2017

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Facts and Figures

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Our annual report reveals the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation’s health care system.

Colorado

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Idaho

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Indiana

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Middle-Stage Caregiving

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During the middle stages of Alzheimer's, the person living with dementia will need a greater level of care.

Alabama

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Alabama

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California

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Delaware

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Illinois

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Iowa

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Kentucky

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Louisiana

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Maine

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Michigan

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Missouri

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Nebraska

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New Hampshire

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New Jersey

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New Mexico

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Oklahoma

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Oregon

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Pennsylvania

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South Dakota

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Washington, D.C.

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Carewell

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WayForth

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Our Story

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Founded in 1980, we took a disease cloaked in silence and helped create a global conversation and movement.

Native Americans and Alzheimer's

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Learn how Alzheimer's affects Native Americans and about available resources from the Alzheimer's Association.

Summer 2017

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Summer 2018

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Improving Care

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LGBTQ Community Resources for Dementia

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Resources for LGBTQ people living with Alzheimer's and their care partners and caregivers.

Caregiver Depression

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

Spring 2019

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Memory Loss and Confusion

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Those with Alzheimer's may not remember familiar people, places or things in the later stages of the disease.

Florida

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Georgia

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Kansas

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Maryland

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Minnesota

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New York

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Tennessee

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Utah

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Vermont

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Washington

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Wisconsin

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Joel Berman

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Event Search

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Resolving Family Conflicts

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Dealing with Alzheimer's can bring out many strong emotions. Get strategies to help your family cope.

Alaska

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Glossary

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Glossary

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Guidelines Index

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Spokespeople

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About

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About

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Caregiver Stress

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

Online Tools

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Management

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Hawaii

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Health Care Reform

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Several provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act can help individuals living with dementia and their caregivers.

Rhode Island

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Summer 2019

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Medication Safety

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Use these safety tips to help avoid medication-related problems.

Medication Safety

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Use these safety tips to help avoid medication-related problems.

Suspicions and Delusions

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Suspicions and delusions — firmly held beliefs in things that are not real — may occur in middle- to late-stage Alzheimer's.

CMS Decision on Treatment Coverage: What It Means for People Living with Alzheimer's

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The CMS draft decision effectively denies Medicare coverage of FDA-approved drugs, including aducanumab (Aduhelm), for Alzheimer’s disease.

Respite Care

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The Knight Family Dementia Care Coordination Initiative

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The DCCI is a partnership between the Alzheimer's Association and participating health systems to improve care for people concerned about memory loss.

Tax Deductions and Credits

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If you pay out-of-pocket care costs for a person with Alzheimer's, you may qualify for tax benefits.

The Holidays and Alzheimer’s During COVID-19

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Holidays can be challenging for families living with Alzheimer's or other dementias. Get tips for celebrating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Activities

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Incontinence

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Medicaid

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Daily Care Plan

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Bathing

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Dental Care

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Hospice Care

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In-home Care

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Art and Music

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Hallucinations

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Repetition

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Publications

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Publications

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Wandering

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Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.

Wandering

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Wandering among people with dementia is dangerous, but there are strategies and services to help prevent it.

About This Site

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Medicare

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Get the latest updates on Medicare coverage for Alzheimer's and other dementias.

Advocacy

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In Brief News Sign Up

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Sign up to receive updates of the latest clinical guidelines, studies, resources and Alzheimer's news.

Fred Bernhardt

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CVS Health

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If You Live Alone

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Dementia and Driving

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Guidance on driving safety related to dementia, vision & older drivers. Includes videos, tips & resources to help you deal with this difficult topic.

Care Planning

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Why Participate in a Clinical Trial?

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Clinical trials provide many participants access to cutting-edge treatments and expert medical care. And someday, they will lead us to the end of Alzheimer’s.

Any Given Moment

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Depression

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Why Get Checked?

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The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care ECHO® Program for Clinicians

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Explore Project ECHO, a free telementoring program connecting primary care providers with dementia care experts to improve care in community-based settings.

Our Impact

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Through our many initiatives and worldwide reach, the Alzheimer’s Association leads the charge in Alzheimer’s care, support, research and advocacy.

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Treatments

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Mail Preferences

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23 Chromosomes

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Why We Advocate

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Tenny Tsai

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Brain Tour

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Donor Spotlight

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Research Funding

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Japan ADNI

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AM Alz Page

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Sigma Alpha Mu

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Thank You

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Annual Report

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Giving Societies

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Meet Our Donors

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Ride to End ALZ

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State Overview

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Marshalls

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Charity Miles

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eBay

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Virtual Library

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AmazonSmile

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E-news Archives

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Abuse

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Those with Alzheimer's and other dementias are vulnerable to abuse and neglect. Learn types and signs of abuse and how to report an incident or concern.

Amyloid Imaging Task Force

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The Task Force published criteria for the use of brain amyloid imaging technology to aid in the diagnosis of people with suspected Alzheimer's.

Medicare Part D Benefits

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Learn about the Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan and coverage for Alzheimer's medications.

Social Security Disability

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Learn about SSDI and SSI allowances for early-onset Alzheimer's.

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s Disease: What is the Difference?

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Dementia is a general term for a decline in mental ability severe enough to interfere with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia.

Workplace Giving

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Helpline

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Our free 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance.

Helpline

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Our free 24/7 Helpline provides reliable information and support to all those who need assistance.

TrialMatch: Find Clinical Trials for Alzheimer's and Other Dementia

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Help advance Alzheimer's research using our free TrialMatch matching tool.

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New IDEAS Study

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Home Safety

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Home

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Puerto Rico

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What Is Dementia?

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Dementia is a general term for loss of memory and other thinking abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. Learn early signs, symptoms and more.

Strategic Plan

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Our plan builds on our progress and includes overarching Association-wide strategic objectives.

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NIA-AA Symposium

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About WW-ADNI

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Reducing Stress

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First Survivor

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Myths

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#ENDALZ Athletes

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First Responders

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Brain Donation

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The Judy Fund

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Founders Society

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Gina Adelman

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Sue Sawyer

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Lori A. Jacobson

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Mixed Dementia

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Robert Egge

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Alois Society

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Donna McCullough

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About Our Grants

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