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How to keep the Central NY Chapter in your Facebook feed

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Our guide to keeping the Chapter's updates in your Facebook feed.

After Her Mother Died, She Resolved to Fight Alzheimer's Disease With All Her Might

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Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns and The Judy Fund

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Latest Greater Cincinnati Chapter news...

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.

The Longest Day®

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Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s. Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.

Walk to End Alzheimer's®

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The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

Chapter Calendar

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Stay updated on local events, education opportunities, support group meetings and other local resources.

The Longest Day®

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Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.

Chapter Calendar

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Stay updated on local events, education opportunities, support group meetings and other local resources.

Walk to End Alzheimer's®

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The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's® is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

Chapter Calendar

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Stay updated on local events, education opportunities, support group meetings and other local resources.

Walk to End Alzheimer's®

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The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

The Longest Day®

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Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s. Together, the strength of our light will outshine the darkness of Alzheimer’s.

Seniors and Alzheimer's testing

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A new report finds a troubling disconnect between some seniors and their physicians.

Pay it Forward: CruZionsville

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Paying it forward with porsches! CruZionsville benefits the Alzheimer’s Association.

Alzheimer's Association unites community members to spread awareness

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The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter hosted a Community Forum in Valparaiso.

You've heard of storytellers? These are dancetellers, telling the story of Alzheimer's.

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Dance Kaleidoscope dancers rehearse 'Still Connected.' Early Stage Engagement Program of the Alzheimer's Association provided stories for the choreography.

Awareness Is Aim Of Early Alzheimer's Advisor

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An Indiana woman will play a role in steering the national Alzheimer’s Association when it comes to the disease’s early stages.

Indiana Alzheimer’s Cases And Costs Rise

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A new report finds Alzheimer’s deaths in Indiana are on the rise as well as related costs.

Trinity Hospital Twin City shares Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness facts

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“This disease affects the person who has it, of course, but also the family, the network of caregivers for that person, and the entire community...”

Four Constituents to Urge Sens. Gillibrand, Schumer and Rep. Reed to Support Increase in Federal Alz

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Alzheimer's Advocates from Rochester and Finger Lakes Region to Join More Than 1,000 Citizen Ambassadors in Washington, D.C.

Rochester City Hall, Rundel Memorial Library Building Go Purple to Honor 400,000 New Yorkers Who Liv

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Gov. Cuomo Recognizes Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in New York State

Rochester City Hall, Rundel Memorial Library Building Go Purple to Honor 400,000 New Yorkers Who Liv

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Gov. Cuomo Recognizes Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month in New York State

Alzheimer's Family Focuses on Hope

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Alzheimer's cases are growing at an alarming rate in Arizona, meaning thousands of middle-aged children are now caring for ailing parents.

Voices of Alzheimer's

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Three Arizona couples talk candidly about Alzheimer's and the diagnosis.

Las Vegas poet, Alzheimer’s activist is Nevada senior of year

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Las Vegas resident and Alzheimer's advocate Nancy Nelson named 2018 Nevada Senior Citizen of the Year.

Heart of America Longest Day Fundraiser Raises $40,000

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Congratulations to the 30 teams who chose an activity they loved and honored those they love by doing that activity and fundraised while doing it.

Alzheimer's numbers increasing in Brevard, Florida

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"Alzheimer's is not an aging disease, it's a fatal neurological disease, and we're not supposed to age this way," says Michelle Branham.

Former Hormel CEO Makes Commitment to Association

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The Knowlton family has announced a $500,000 donation to the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

READY2ROLL CYCLING HOSTS FALL 2018 BIKE RIDE TO BENEFIT ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION

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Ready2Roll Cycling is excited to host the second annual bike ride on Saturday, September 15, 2018 entitled Pedal Away Alzheimer's Ride.

Scott Plakon's wife Susie passes from Alzheimer's

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"Today, we mourn the passing of Susie, but forever celebrate her life and legacy," said Michelle Branham, VP of Public Policy for the Alzheimer's Association.

Newest Walk Added in Eagle, Colorado, Oct. 20

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With the addition of a Vail Valley location this year, the Colorado Walks to End Alzheimer’s have an ambitious fundraising goal of $2.635 million.

Disaster Preparedness

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The threat of severe weather can be especially challenging for those with dementia and their caregivers. Check out our practical tips for planning ahead.

Promotores: Community members helping one another

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There is a certain irony to the fact that one of the population groups most at risk for Alzheimer’s disease is among those least likely to seek medical help.

Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s raises nearly $35,000 in North Country

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Nearly 200 residents from across the North Country joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s presented by Community Bank, N.A.

Alzheimer’s Association, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Release Healthy Brain Initiative

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California State Policy Office of the Association Calls on California to Implement Road Map and Address Alzheimer’s Crisis

Community forum at Wooster High School discusses dementia and local resources

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Caregivers seek additional community and professional awareness, education.

Mahoning Valley Save-A-Lot stores join fight to end Alzheimer's

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“Forget-me-not” purchases honor National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month.

Couple Refuses to Let Alzheimer's Get in the Way of Love

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Alberta and Ernie Cooper are living out their golden years in a home they built 13 years ago near Branson. Alberta is caring for Ernie, who has Alzheimer's.

Volunteers Play Vital Role in Fight Against Alzheimer's

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Progress is being made in the search for a cure.

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ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION AWARDS PRESTIGIOUS ZENITH FELLOWS GRANT TO SCIENTIST AT MCGOVERN MEDICAL SCH

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Professor of neurology at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant.

ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION AWARDS PRESTIGIOUS ZENITH FELLOWS GRANT TO BAYLOR COLLEGE OF MEDICINE SCIENT

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Dr. Joanna Jankowsky, associate professor of neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine, awarded a Zenith Fellows research grant.

Baylor College of Medicine experts present latest Alzheimer’s research

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Baylor College of Medicine co-hosted its annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” in partnership with Alzheimer’s Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter

Alzheimer's state action plan for Ohio

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Introduction of Senate Bill 348, legislation creating an official Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Task Force to develop a state action plan

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Daughter uplifts mom with dementia through holidays

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Katherine Batchelor of Fairport, New York, cares for her mother Dorothy Kane who lives with vascular dementia.

Lapses forced dementia nurse to face her own diagnosis

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Psychiatric nurse practitioner Kathleen O'Brien talks about her life after being diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia.

Alzheimer's forums bring together community members and decision-makers

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The Alzheimer's Association, Rochester and Finger Lakes Region held two community forums on Alzheimer's, dementia and memory loss.

Staff Spotlight

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Teresa Morris joins Alzheimer's Association, West Virginia chapter, as Program Director.

West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute Pioneers Promising New Alzheimer’s Thera

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Investigators at the West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute using focused ultrasound to treat a patient with early stage Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer's Volunteer Crowned Mrs. West Virginia

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Katrina Kappen, Mrs. Putnam County, has been crowned Mrs. West Virginia 2020. A tireless advocate, she is sharing awareness and education throughout her reign.

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

Part the Cloud™ Luncheon Raises Nearly $1 Million for Alzheimer’s Association

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Academy-Award winner and Alzheimer’s advocate Marcia Gay Harden shares poignant remarks while leading dementia scientists share latest research update

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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

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Nearly 220,000 Ohioans 65+ living with Alzheimer’s, expected to reach 250,000 by 2025

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Neck Scan for Dementia in Development

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Scientific advancement in Alzheimer's and dementia research.

Seniors Largely Ignore Cognitive Checkups

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Very few seniors get tested for cognitive decline, advocates argue they should.

How To Help a Loved One Cope with Dementia

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Navigating life when a loved one has dementia.

Studies in Healthy Older People Aim to Prevent Alzheimer’s

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Learn about two studies studying the affects of cognitive decline in older people.

Pet Ownership Proves Beneficial for Those Living with Alzheimer's

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The benefits of pet ownership.

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Alzheimer’s Association will host forum on addressing Alzheimer’s in Tuscarawas County

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Presentation on memory loss to be followed by input and discussion

To almost 4 million women living with Alzheimer’s: Happy Mother’s Day

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This year on Mother’s Day, give a special thought for the nearly 4 million women across the U.S. who are living with a unique challenge: Alzheimer’s disease.

Alabama proclaims April 30th, 2019 as Alzheimer's Awareness Day

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April 30, 2019 proclaimed Alzheimer’s Awareness Day

Alzheimer’s Association program for loved ones who wander

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Six out of 10 people with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia will wander. "Prepare for the expected,” by signing up for MedicAlert® + Safe Return®.

Tennessee Woman Shares Mother's Journey With Alzheimer's Disease

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"It's not possible to prepare for any part of this disease. It hits you in stages, and every one has been more devastating than the one that preceded it."

WATCH NOW: Elementary school students collaborate with those living with Alzheimer's

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Wickliffe Progressive Elementary School opens art classroom to include those living with Alzheimer's in a special four-week program.

Pride Month spotlights Alzheimer’s challenges

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Pride Month and it's connection to Alzheimer's disease

Historic Advances in the Fight to End Alzheimer’s by Texas State Legislature

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86th Texas Legislature makes giant strides for Texans dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia.

Fort Worth Man Runs World's Toughest Race to Honor Dad with Dementia

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This summer, one Texas man will run the Badwater UltraMarathon, a 135 mile non-stop run across Death Valley, California, to honor his father.

Alzheimer’s advice as near as a phone, computer for rural Coloradans

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While living in rural America has its appeals, access to healthcare is not among them. There are fewer physicians per capita in rural communities.

The Longest Day and Ohio's plan to take action

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Trey Addison, State Public Policy Director, shares about the Longest Day and Ohio's plan to tackle Alzheimer's disease as a state.

Financial services professional Luna joins Colorado Alzheimer’s board

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The president of Luna Wealth Management, Russell Luna has been elected to the board of directors of the Alzheimer’s Association Colorado Chapter

June Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Proclamations

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June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and throughout the month communities issued proclamations to officially recognize the month.

Join our 100 Teams in 10 Days Challenge!

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Help us register 100 new Tennessee teams for the Walk to End Alzheimer's!

Keeping the Faith Through the Fight Against Alzheimer's

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Kelly Helton knows faith will get you through a lot of things — that’s a lesson she learned from her grandmother Phyllis Otis.

Top-Selling NM Author Donates Profits from New Novel to Alzheimer’s Association

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National bestselling author Robin Perini has just announced she is donating 10% of her royalties from her latest book to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Join our 100 Teams in 10 Days Challenge! Extended!

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Wes Milligan told us about the experience that connected him to our fight to #ENDALZ. Now, we're joining him to issue a statewide challenge.

Calling businesses of all sizes to Walk to End Alzheimer's

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The Greater East Ohio Area Chapter invites all those who know or have known someone impacted by Alzheimer’s to join the fight for Alzheimer’s first survivor.

Watch us on Good Day Marketplace

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Good Day Marketplace shares more about our mission to stop the clock on Alzheimer's.

Colorado funding for three innovative Alzheimer’s research projects

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Cutting-edge research that will advance studies for a cure are the subjects of three new research projects being underwritten by the Colorado Chapter.

WATCH NOW: Eleven year old Walks to End Alzheimer's

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Eleven-year-old Grant Wheaton is committed to raising funds and awareness in honor of his grandmother.

WATCH NOW: Colleen Marshall steps up in the fight to End Alzheimer's

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Colleen Marshall shares why she Walks on Daytime Columbus

WATCH NOW: College student raises $50,000 in honor of her dad

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Molly Dierker lost her father and has now raised more than half a million dollars over the years with her team.

WATCH NOW: Greg Murray leads the fight against Alzheimer's

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Greg Murrary announcer for the Columbus Blue Jackets shares his Alzheimer's story.

READ NOW: Alzheimer’s cases up 10% in past decade, affecting 5.8 million people in U.S.

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On this World Alzheimer’s Day Saturday, it is estimated that 5.8 million people are living with the disease in the U.S. alone.

READ NOW: Scientists expand research into Alzheimer’s disease to diversify treatments

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For years, researchers have been guided by one leading theory — that getting rid of a buildup of a sticky protein would ease the mind-robbing disease.

Mississippi Woman Champions Mother Living With Alzheimer's Disease Alongside Carrie Underwood

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Amy Forsyth isn’t afraid of a challenge — learning from her mother, Gail Meindl.

'Don't let it take you down without a fight'

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Family shares experience with Alzheimer's

The Longest Day Volunteer Committee 2020

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We’re looking for 16 leaders, representing the 16 hours of daylight on The Longest Day, to ensure our success by joining our 2020 Volunteer Committee.

Ohio Passes Legislation to Create a State Plan for Alzheimer’s

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House passes Senate Bill24 with a 92 to 0 vote on October 10, 2019

Q & A: Biogen to ask FDA to Approve Early Alzheimer's Disease Treatment

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Q & A: Biogen to ask FDA to Approve Early Alzheimer's Disease Treatment

Daylight Savings Time & Alzheimer’s

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For most people, the arrival of Daylight Savings Time means an extra hour of sleep, but for people living with Alzheimer’s, it may accelerate disorientation.

Ohio Man Feels Renewed Hope After Being in an Alzheimer’s Clinical Drug Trial

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Ohio man feels renewed hope after being in an Alzheimer’s clinical drug trial

Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Time Change Can Prompt Sleep and Behavioral Issues for People with Alzheimer’s Disease

Gov. DeWine Signs Legislation to Create a State Plan for Alzheimer’s

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Gov. Mike DeWine officially signed into law SB24, which calls for the creation of a task force to address Alzheimer’s disease

READ NOW: Dublin man with younger-onset Alzheimer’s won’t bow to disease

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Rod Blough and his wife Jennifer share their Alzheimer's story to help advocate for rights for those diagnosed with younger-onset.

Reducing Holiday Stress for Alzheimer’s Families

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How Families Affected by Alzheimer’s Can Prepare for Joyous Celebrations

WATCH NOW: Alzheimer's: Family on the front line

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Spectrum 1 news shares the story of a local Ohio family.

Letter: Thank you, state officials, for Alzheimer’s legislation

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Local Columbus caregiver shares her thanks and gratitude to legislators and Gov. DeWine for the passage of Senate Bill 24

Ohio Representatives introduce dementia training bill for first responders

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Introduction of a bill that will establish training requirements for first responders on how to identify and interact with individuals with dementia.

Legislation to Require First Responders to Get Dementia Training Needed for Those Who Wander

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Legislation to Require First Responders to Get Dementia Training Needed for Those Who Wander

Rochester company to test treatment for Alzheimer’s

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By: Maureen McGuire At Vaccinex, Inc. in Rochester researchers have developed a drug so promising it may be a potential treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer's advocates see experimental drug as a source of hope

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Alzheimer's Association advocates see promise in a new experimental drug developed right here in Rochester.

How a landmark UCLA dementia program could ease burdens in Rochester communities of color

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Telsa Jones Linton of Gates, New York, and Dina Johnson, director of care and support at the Rochester & Finger Lakes Region Chapter, talk about caregiving.

Ohio Brewing Co. hosts Alzheimer’s Association Kickoff Party on Feb. 13

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To kick off 2020 and welcome new participants, we're kicking off The Longest Day at Ohio Brewing Co. on Thursday, Feb. 13.

Hon. Barbara A. Sykes to Chair 2020 Akron Walk to End Alzheimer's

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Executive Director Cheryl Kanetsky announced today that Barbara A. Sykes will be the Honorary Chair for the 2020 Akron Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer's outgrows location

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Columbus Walk to End Alzheimer's outgrows location.

Alzheimer’s Association adds execs to Colorado board

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Two senior executives from the Colorado business community have been elected to the board of directors for the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

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

Alzheimer’s conversation includes care for the caregiver

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By Carol Owens, Minority Reporter, March 6, 2020

This Year’s Reason to Hope Breakfast Had Record Attendance

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This Year’s Reason to Hope Breakfast Had Record Attendance

Ohio’s Alzheimer’s Patient Population Projected to Grow 13.6 Percent in the Next Five Years

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New 2020 Alzheimer's Facts and Figures special report indicates the need for more doctors trained to treat dementia patients

Ohio's Alzheimer's Patient Population Projected to Grow 13.6 Percent in the Next Five Years

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State Needs More Doctors Trained to Treat Dementia Patients

Ohio’s Alzheimer’s population projected to grow 13.6 percent in the next five years

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As Ohio’s population ages, the state will need more specialists and better trained primary care physicians to deal with the onslaught of Alzheimer’s.

COVID-19 Remote Operations Statement

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Based on the guidance from local public health agencies, we are implementing the following precautionary measures.

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.

Metro Detroit Grocery Store Hours

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Metro Detroit Grocery Store Hours for residents amid Coronavirus outbreak.

Sheltering in place? Here’s 38 ways to spend time with a person living with Alzheimer's

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Some are social distancing inside with a loved one in various stages of Alzheimer's disease. We have a few suggestions to help everyone enjoy that time.

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At 80, June Ross has seen a lot, and now she’s volunteering to help others.

Caring for someone with Alzheimer's during COVID-19 restrictions

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Caring for someone with Alzheimer's is never easy, during this unprecedented times, the challenges are even greater. Two caregivers share the impact.

A Lonely Job Just Got Lonelier

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Dementia caregivers feel the burden of isolation.

Alzheimer’s Association, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Release Healthy Brain Initiative

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California State Policy Office of the Association Calls on California to Implement Road Map and Address Alzheimer’s Crisis

Part the Cloud™ Luncheon Raises Nearly $1 Million for Alzheimer’s Association

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Academy-Award winner and Alzheimer’s advocate Marcia Gay Harden shares poignant remarks while leading dementia scientists share latest research update

Dan Thomas – not your average volunteer

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There are volunteers, and then there are volunteers. Dan Thomas is one of those volunteers who just can’t say “no.”

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.

Ozarks Tonight: Alzheimer’s care during a pandemic

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Jenifer Abreu covers how the response to the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted the Alzheimer's Association and the families it serves

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

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.

Volunteers adapting to virtual technology, helping with dementia support to Michiganders

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The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter has shifted its delivery model during COVID-19 thanks to the willingness of volunteer facilitators.

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

A grandmother’s legacy: a caregiving granddaughter

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Some people truly are larger than life. Margaret Simon was just such a person.

Michigan residents recognized as part of national 2020 Alzheimer's Congressional Team of the Year

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The advocacy team from Michigan's eighth Congressional district has been recognized as the 2020 Alzheimer's Congressional Team of the Year.

Alzheimer’s Association expands Denver metro services

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The Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado is ramping up service across the state with enhanced programs and services tailored for social distancing.

Outreach helps those who care for loved ones

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By Marcia Greenwood Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Stark County Woman Spreads the Word about the Alzheimer’s Association Without Saying a Word

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A Walk to End Alzheimer's volunteer spreads awareness with COVID-19 masks

Alzheimer's Association to host COVID and caregiving program as part of Dementia Super Saturday Seri

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The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter is pleased to announce a second Dementia Super Saturday Series installment on Saturday, June 13.

Blending his passion and true calling: longboarding for Alzheimer’s

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Cody Kohlhagen’s first passion is being on a board. And his true calling is caring for the elderly, particularly those living with dementia

West Lafayette man hiking for Alzheimer's relief in honor of grandmother

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21 year old of West Lafayette to embark on his dream trek of the Appalachian Trail to honor his grandmother and raise funds for the Alzheimer's Association.

One family’s Alzheimer’s story: looking for the first survivor

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For the last 36 years of Teresa Valko's life, relatives from her mother’s side of the family have been living with Alzheimer’s disease at any one time.

Why I'm Fighting Alzheimer's on The Longest Day

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My dad’s battle with Alzheimer’s was a roller coaster. With support of family, friends, and the Association, we were able to create lifelong memories.

An unwelcome visitor, Alzheimer’s returns to Greeley family yet again

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When Kim Reddin’s relationship grew serious with her future husband, the age gap didn’t give her pause. But she recognized sometime there could be a price.

Alzheimer's Association to move forward with Charity Golf Outing

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The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter will host the David E. Rutledge Charity Golf Outing on Monday, July 13 at Eagle Crest Golf Course in Ypsilanti.

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The Alzheimer’s Association will present Alzheimer’s and dementia research updates to Michiganders in June during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month.

Timely story on Middletown residents' initiatives around Alzheimer's

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Kate and Frank Spinella of Middletown want to channel their difficulties into making a difference and creating awareness for everyone.

Outdoor time eases pandemic stress for dementia patients

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The coronavirus pandemic has been difficult for most everyone. But for people dealing with dementia, it has been especially trying.

Ohio Emerges as a Major Model of Collaboration in Alzheimer’s Research as the State’s Alzheimer’s Po

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Ohio is emerging as a major model of collaboration in the area of Alzheimer’s research as the state’s population living with Alzheimer’s grows.

Free support groups, programs and services to benefit Michigan residents facing Alzheimer’s and deme

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Free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs for July.

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.

Cooking up a cure for Alzheimer’s

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Jacqueline Fowler loves to bake. And she loved her grandpa. Now she’s found a way to combine her two passions.

24/7 help and online resources for patients and families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease

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More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease. Meghan Lemay joins us with advice for caregivers.

Cyclists raise thousands for Alzheimer’s Association in charity ride

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Locals rode 120 miles to raise money for Alzheimer's Disease research during a charity bike ride.

Hopkinton resident rides to end Alzheimer’s for 9th consecutive year

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Andy Andrews, of Hopkinton, cycled 100 miles to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research .

Sun's Out, Funds Out Summer Challenge

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Register for your local Walk to End Alzheimer's and raise $100 to earn your event day T-Shirt & an Alzheimer's Association branded beach towel.

Pueblo dental assistant’s alter ego: super Alzheimer’s volunteer

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Angel McClure knows that her husband, Adam, worries about Alzheimer’s disease. It runs in his family. That’s when Angel, and her son Bobby, took action.

Letter sent on behalf of local resident for Alzheimer’s walk

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The Alzheimer's Association's Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer's care, support and research.

Local researchers weigh in on science behind vaccinations tied to lowering Alzheimer's risk

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CHICAGO, JULY 27, 2020 — Flu (influenza) and pneumonia vaccinations are associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

A Blood Test for Alzheimer's?

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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.

Rhode Island study at center of research around measure of Alzheimer's risk factors in young people

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Risk factors for Alzheimer’s dementia may be apparent as early as our teens and 20s.

Impact of COVID-19 on Alzheimer's Research, Long-Term Care and the Brain

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COVID-19 and the global pandemic have caused significant disruption to all aspects of life including Alzheimer’s clinical research worldwide.

Prominent Northeast Ohio Nonprofit Leader Selected to Lead the Cleveland Area Chapter of the Alzheim

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An experienced executive in the nonprofit sector has been appointed to lead one of the largest Alzheimer’s Association chapters in Ohio.

Alzheimer's Association Awards Grants to Massachusetts-Based Researchers

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The Alzheimer’s Association announced it has awarded grants to four Massachusetts-based researchers to help uncover new insights into Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Caregiving and COVID-19: Nothing comes easily

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Sam Van Why suspected life would get more challenging when his wife began showing signs of failing short-term memory eight years ago.

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Debra Antista-Bianchi goes to Southern Colorado to lead the Alzheimer’s Association office based in Pueblo.

Adapting to COVID-19 while caring for fragile seniors

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Providing social connections to at-risk populations in assisted living communities became exponentially more complex when COVID-19 arrived.

DeWine names Task Force to create Alzheimer's State Plan in Ohio

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Gov Mike Dewine appointed 11 individuals to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Task Force.

The Alzheimer’s Association California Southland Names New Executive Director

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Meg Barron to further build free services throughout the California Southland and ensure 24/7 support for those facing Alzheimer’s and all dementia

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The Alzheimer’s Association California Southland has appointed David Glass, J.D., Ph.D, as chair of its board of directors.

Poudre Pet & Feed Supply – Paying back and paying forward

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One Fort Collins-based company is choosing this period of COVID lockdowns to take a stand against another devastating disease: Alzheimer’s.

Reinventing memory care after coronavirus

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The coronavirus pandemic is causing everyone – and every business – to adapt.

CU Boulder students find connection through Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s disease isn't typically a popular topic of conversation among college students. Jessica Woodhead is an exception.

Pueblo woman makes Alzheimer’s pilgrimage in honor of parents

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For Colleen Beauvais of Pueblo, the hardest part of the Alzheimer’s journey has been watching the decline of both of her parents.

Coventry man’s commitment to shedding light on Alzheimer’s

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Michael Tedeschi has committed his life to helping support those with Alzheimer's disease, and he began at a time that he never anticipated.

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As the seasons continue to change amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Association is offering autumn tips.

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The Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapter has announced its free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs for September.

Alzheimer’s can deprive a home of its peace and comfort

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Home is a place of comfort, peace and shelter to Boulder realtor Leslie Herz, but she knows from experience that it cannot be taken for granted.

Vail Valley Walk sponsor challenges business owners

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What is the best way to thank Pelle Eklund for being the Gold-level sponsor of the 2020 Vail Valley Walk to End Alzheimer’s? Give something to your community.

MADRC, MSU Alzheimer’s and dementia research experts to discuss flu vaccines, blood tests and other

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Expert researchers will present the latest in Alzheimer’s and dementia research on Sept. 23 and 29.

Eagle-Vail-based firm striking back at Alzheimer’s

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“Alzheimer’s can strike anyone,” notes John Halloran, senior manager for RA Nelson. “There doesn't seem to be a filter on who gets picked for this disease.”

Walk to End Alzheimer’s represents a sea of personal stories: Caroline James

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Caroline James worked caring for those with Alzheimer's and dementia for seven years when Alzheimer’s invaded her own family.

Saddle up! Dementia care and horses? It’s a fit.

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It’s not a coincidence that both the staff and the horses at Groundwork Ranch will be decked out in purple next weekend for the Boulder Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Hispanic Heritage Month – celebration and the need for research

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The annual commemoration of National Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.

Alzheimer’s touches us all

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You don’t have to look too far to find someone affected by Alzheimer's disease.

Empower looks to the future

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Empower Retirement understands that Alzheimer’s disease is one of the biggest obstacles facing our aging population.

“An honor and a privilege” – caring for a mother with Alzheimer’s

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The most challenging thing Wendy Wolfswinkel ever did was also the most important thing she could do: care for her mother who lived with Alzheimer’s disease.

My Wild Heart – a love story Alzheimer’s couldn’t stop

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“My Wild Heart” isn’t a documentary about Alzheimer’s. But the disease is the guest star; a villain lurking in the shadows, influencing the storyline.

Free October services and programs for Michigan residents impacted by dementia 

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The Alzheimer’s Association Michigan Chapter announces its free virtual support groups, education programs and social engagement programs for October.

WindSong exec leads community effort against Alzheimer’s

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After more than a quarter-century career in the automobile industry, Deb Suniga made the decision to sync her work life and her heart.

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The right information and resources can empower those with Alzheimer's.

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The best thing you can do for the person you are caring for is stay physically and emotionally strong.

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Learn about what to expect and what resources are available for each stage of Alzheimer's disease.

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Putting legal, financial, and end-of-life plans in place is one of the most important steps you can take.

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Take an empowering first step by learning more about the changes you may experience, and what to do next to move forward with your life.

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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.

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A database of funded Alzheimer’s disease research from around the world.

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Join our professional society of scientists, physicians and other dementia professionals active in Alzheimer's and dementia research.

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