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Alzheimer's Association

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Top Alzheimer's Association Articles

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  • Yale Researchers Reverse Effects Of Alzheimer's In Mice

    Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer's on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday. Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Paul Lombroso and others...
  • Alzheimer's event in Hampton offers education, support to caregivers

    Everybody has something to contribute. The story is never over. Those are among the messages that presenters will bring to caregivers in two full-day conferences Sept. 17 and 18, sponsored by the Southeastern Virginia chapter of the Alzheimer's...
  • Middletown Mayor Nominates Candidates For Two Director Positions

    MIDDLETOWN — The mayor has submitted two nominations to the council for people who would fill vacant director positions at city hall. In an email to council members and city staff, Mayor Daniel Drew announced that he is nominating Bruce Driska...
  • Charity event will benefit Alzheimer's group

    The Big Dog Saloon, 4060 N. County Road 19A in Mount Dora, will have a fundraiser to benefit the Alzheimer's Association form 2 to 6 p.m. Oct. 4. Activities will include silent and Chinese auctions, 50-50 drawing, mystery Beanie Babies sale and more....
  • Gloucester resident taking on Alzheimer's disease one step at a time

    Gloucester resident taking on Alzheimer's disease one step at a time
    GLOUCESTER — For more than 15 years, Gloucester resident Kristi Newman has been taking her fight to end Alzheimer's disease one step at a time. Newman's father battled a form of dementia after being diagnosed at a young age. "It took the...
  • Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia

    Have your say on mental health coverage in Virginia
    Want a say on expanding mental health coverage to the uninsured? The Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, DMAS, is requesting public comment on a June 20 proposal to extend health coverage to 20,000 uninsured Virginians with a serious...
  • Volunteering in Anne Arundel

    Alzheimer's Association Volunteers are needed for office and clerical assistance, including data entry and mailings and a help line specialist. The organization also needs speakers, family support group facilitators and community outreach...
  • Detecting Alzheimer's early [Letter]

    I am responding to the letter from Dr. Andy Lazris entitled "Screening for Alzheimer's carries its own risks," (April 17). The Alzheimer's Association supports efforts that increase early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease by trained...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, April 13 Theater The Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents its final performance of "Pippi Longstocking" at 2 p.m. at 1661 Bay Head Road in Annapolis. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors and children 12 and younger. Discounted rates available for...
  • Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]

    Alzheimer's again gets the short shrift [Commentary]
    This is getting old. Every time our nation has an opportunity to do something positive in the fight against Alzheimer's disease, we come up short. The latest example is the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, the independent panel charged with...
  • 'The Big Bang Theory' Cast, Glen Campbell Honored at 'A Night at Sardi's'

    The Beverly Hilton transformed into New York City's Broadway institution Sardi's for the 22nd Annual "A Night at Sardi's" in support of the Alzheimer's Association on Wednesday. Country Hall of Famer Glen Campbell was honored with the first Glen Campbell...