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Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's.
Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's.

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BREAKING: Our request for a $425 million funding increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research at the +National Institutes of Health (NIH) has been signed into law. Bravo advocates! We join our advocacy arm, Alzheimer's Impact Movement, in applauding all you do for the cause. The total annual NIH funding for Alzheimer's and dementia research is now $2.3 billion! bit.ly/2R8z3tV
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BREAKING NEWS: The House has voted to approve a $425 million increase for Alzheimer’s and dementia research funding at the +National Institutes of Health (NIH). This increase is expected to be signed into law in the coming days. We join our advocacy arm Alzheimer's Impact Movement in thanking our advocates for helping to grow support for this important increase! bit.ly/2xTIdBx
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Another reason to get moving! A new study in the journal Alzheimer's & Dementia finds that exercising for at least two-and-a-half hours per week may delay cognitive decline in individuals carrying a rare genetic mutation that causes Alzheimer's. #ENDALZ
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Thank you Congress for agreeing to a $425 million increase for Alzheimer's research NIH in the final FY19 bill! We look forward to this moving through Congress and to the White House to become law in the coming weeks. #ENDALZ
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We are thrilled to announce that we have expanded the reach of our Community Resource Finder through a new partnership with +AARP. The Alzheimer’s Association & AARP Community Resource Finder is an online tool that makes it easy for people living with Alzheimer’s and other dementias, caregivers and those involved in making care-related decisions to find local programs and services. Visit communityresourcefinder.org to learn more.
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Join your local Walk to End Alzheimer’s Planning Committee and help grow the movement to end Alzheimer's from the ground up, or lend a hand as a Walk Day Volunteer. Learn more at bit.ly/2Lav4bK.
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Our Dr. Anafidelia Tavares discusses the latest in dementia research and resources we offer to families facing the disease. http://yhoo.it/2KIfVmO #ENDALZ
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1,202 brains are better than one. On Saturday, Edward Jones & Alzheimer's Association Greater Missouri Chapter set the Guinness World Record for the largest human image of a brain in Busch Stadium! Full story at bit.ly/2rfhzQh.
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The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing – and growing fast. Every 65 seconds, someone in the U.S. develops the disease. Share the facts to raise awareness: alz.org/facts.
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Watch and be reminded of the many reasons we fight to end Alzheimer’s. Share the facts and join the fight: alz.org/facts.
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