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Jun 19, 2015, 18:47 ET
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Alzheimer's Association Event, The Longest Day®, Honors Those Living With Alzheimer's And Their Caregivers

 The summer solstice is not just a day for backyard barbeques and baseball games – it is also a special day to raise awareness for...

Jun 15, 2015, 18:54 ET
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Americans Believe They Have The Power To Reduce Their Risk Of Cognitive Decline But Don't Know How To Make It Happen

 Is your brain important to you? Do you know how to keep it healthy? According to a recent survey conducted by Reader's Digest in partnership...

Jun 01, 2015, 00:01 ET
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New Research Summary: Lifestyle Changes Help Reduce Risk Of Cognitive Decline

The evidence is mounting: People can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by making key lifestyle changes. That is the conclusion of a new...

May 26, 2015, 11:15 ET

Alzheimer's Association® And Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.® Collaborate To Educate And Advocate In The Fight Against Alzheimer's

The Alzheimer's Association is proud to announce a nationwide partnership with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (AKA) to help raise awareness about...

May 11, 2015, 18:55 ET
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The Night Shift Stars Eoin Macken, Jill Flint And Ken Leung Encourage Participation In Alzheimer's Association The Longest Day 2015

NBC's medical drama The Night Shift cast Eoin Macken (TC Callahan), Jill Flint (Jordan Alexander) and Ken Leung (Topher) star in a new public...

Apr 27, 2015, 00:03 ET
Actors Seth Rogen and Chris Mintz-Plasse provide live commentary during a special screening of their movie Superbad with this year's winners of Hilarity For Charity U - Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority at the University of Vermont on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Burlington, Vt. UVM's Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority this year raised more than $30,000.00 for Hilarity for Charity U, benefiting the Alzheimer's Association. For more information please visit (ALISON REDLICH/AP Images for Hilarity For Charity U)

Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen Visit University of Vermont to Celebrate Hilarity for Charity U Winners

University of Vermont's (UVM) Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega Sorority beat out the more than sixty student organizations on college...

Apr 16, 2015, 00:01 ET
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Major New Research Study to Demonstrate Value of PET Scans In Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosis

A new four-year research study, with an estimated budget of $100 million, was announced today by the Alzheimer's Association and the American...

Mar 25, 2015, 17:41 ET
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B. Smith, Entrepreneur Living With Alzheimer's, Addresses Senate Aging Committee Hearing On Need To Invest In Alzheimer's Research

Earliertoday, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging convened a hearing, entitled "The Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease: Are We on Track to a...

Mar 25, 2015, 13:26 ET

Hope for Alzheimer's Act Introduced to Improve Coverage and Access to Critical Care Planning

The Alzheimer's Association strongly supports the bipartisan Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act (H.R. 1559/S....

Mar 24, 2015, 00:01 ET

New Alzheimer's Association Report Finds Less Than Half of People with Alzheimer's Disease Say They Were Told the Diagnosis

The Alzheimer's Association's 2015 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report, released today, found that only 45 percent of people with...

Mar 11, 2015, 00:01 ET
Award-winning journalist, producer, best-selling author and advocate for Alzheimer's disease, Maria Shriver, launches new campaign in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association to Wipe Out Alzheimer's. To learn more, visit  Credit:  Kwaku Alston

Maria Shriver, A Woman's Nation And The Alzheimer's Association Announce A Global Challenge For Women To Wipe Out Alzheimer's™

 Maria Shriver's A Woman's NationTM and the Alzheimer's Association today launched Maria Shriver's Wipe Out Alzheimer's™ Challenge, a...

Mar 05, 2015, 14:59 ET

Leading Research Funders Build On Global Initiative With New Nearly $2 Million Commitment To Study Commonalities Of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Together, leading funders of research in the U.S., Canada and U.K. are advancing a global funding initiative aimed at better understanding the...

Feb 23, 2015, 00:03 ET
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Alzheimer's Association Congratulates Julianne Moore On Her Best Actress Academy Award Win

 The Alzheimer's Association congratulates Julianne Moore on winning the Oscar for Best Actress at the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Playing the...

Feb 22, 2015, 23:25 ET
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Alzheimer's Association Salutes Glen Campbell On His Academy Award Nomination For Best Original Song

The Alzheimer's Association thanks and salutes Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond for the song "I'm Not Gonna Miss You," that was among the Academy...

Feb 05, 2015, 00:01 ET
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The Discovery Of Alzheimer's Disease Treatment By 2025 Will Save U.S. $220 Billion Within First Five Years

The U.S. could save $220 billion within the first five years of a treatment for Alzheimer's disease being introduced, according to a new report...

Jan 01, 2015, 17:38 ET
Jerome H. Stone founded the Alzheimer's Association, generating much-needed research and resources for families facing the disease.

Alzheimer's Association Mourns Death Of Founding President And Honorary Chair Jerome H. Stone

 Jerome H. Stone, businessman, philanthropist, founding president and honorary chair of the Alzheimer's Association, died on January 1, 2015 in...

Dec 09, 2014, 22:37 ET

Efforts Of Alzheimer's Association Advocates Incorporated In Funding Bill

 As the largest Alzheimer's advocacy organization in the world, the Alzheimer's Association commends Congress for addressing Alzheimer's...

Aug 01, 2014, 14:56 ET

Massachusetts Passes Measures Taking Aim at Alzheimer's

Advocates for Alzheimer's patients who worked to secure improvements in care were rewarded for their efforts as the Massachusetts legislature...

Jul 16, 2014, 02:30 ET

Los nuevos estudios de la Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014 muestran progresos

- Los nuevos estudios de la Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2014 muestran progresos en la detección temprana,...