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Alzheimer's Association Colorado Chapter
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Serving the 72,000 Coloradans living with Alzheimer's disease
Serving the 72,000 Coloradans living with Alzheimer's disease

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Thank you to the more than 800 people who joined us Saturday at the +Denver Broncos' field house at Dove Valley, where we honored Pat Bowlen and the more than 60,000 people in Colorado living with Alzheimer's disease. 
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Put your passion to good work on The Longest Day. Swim, hike, bike, dance, knit, paint or sing karaoke! The options are limitless. Start a team and tell us what YOU plan to do to fight Alzheimer's on June 21.

www.alz.org/thelongestday
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‪#‎FridayFact‬ Each year, Alzheimer's kills more people than breast cancer & prostate cancer combined. www.alz.org/facts #EndAlz  
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Take a look at how providing care for those with Alzheimer's and #dementia varies across cultures in this +AARP article by our very own Marissa Volpe.
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The process of choosing the right care community for a person with #dementia can be time-consuming and overwhelming, but having the right information will save families unnecessary time and disappointment.
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Six in 10 people with dementia will wander.

Comfort Zone® and Comfort Zone Check-In® allows families to monitor a person with #dementia's whereabouts remotely using Web-based location services.

www.alz.org/care/alzheimers-dementia-wandering.asp
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Alzheimer's is the only top 10 cause of death in #America that can't be prevented, cured or even slowed.

www.alz.org/facts
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Getting a refund on your state #taxes this year? Add a buck, or ten or more as a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association Fund. All funds raised through Checkoff Colorado stay in Colorado and help provide education and services for the more than 60,000 people living with Alzheimer’s in our state.

http://www.alz.org/co/in_my_community_check_off_colorado.asp
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Congratulations to Julianne Moore on winning an Oscar for her role in Still Alice. The movie has brought much needed attention to the Alzheimer's cause.

https://mybrain.alz.org/still-alice.asp
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Listen to an emotional and inspirational story of a man with younger onset Alzheimer's. It is a great reminder to prepare yourself for the future and know the warning signs of Alzheimer's disease! Please contact our chapter to learn more about our educational programs and services. 

alz.org/co
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