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Latest Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter Stories

2010-09-20 21:21:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tomorrow on World Alzheimer's Day, the Alzheimer's Association recognizes the efforts of the Obama Administration for bringing stakeholders to the table to begin an important dialogue on how best to address the Alzheimer epidemic. The meeting will include representatives of the Alzheimer community, policymakers from across the federal government, Alzheimer researchers, people with Alzheimer's and care providers to exchange objectives and...

2010-08-17 23:01:00

Alzheimer's Association and Researchers Double Goal for Petition Signatures Urging Lawmakers to Make Alzheimer's Disease a National Priority CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This summer, more than 55 researchers participating in the Alzheimer's Breakthrough Ride(SM) are cycling relay-style across the country, collecting petition signatures asking Congress to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority. The public response to the petition has been so overwhelming that as the...

2010-08-12 14:18:00

Walks Take Place September 11 - September 25, 2010 BEDFORD, N.H., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association wants everyone to take steps to end Alzheimer's by participating in Memory Walk®. Thousands are expected to turn out to fight back against the fatal disease that can strike as young as 35, but hits with devastating frequency for those over 65. Memory Walk gives everyone a way to fight back. (Logo:...

2010-08-12 14:00:00

Walks Take Place September 11 - September 26, 2010 WATERTOWN, Mass., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association wants everyone to take steps to end Alzheimer's by participating in Memory Walk®. Thousands are expected to turn out to fight back against the fatal disease that can strike as young as 35, but hits with devastating frequency for those over 65. Memory Walk gives everyone a way to fight back. (Logo:...

2010-07-14 12:30:00

HONOLULU, Hawaii; July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early detection, diagnosis and care management for people newly diagnosed with cognitive impairment and dementia reduces outpatient costs by almost 30 percent, according to new research reported today at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2010 (AAICAD 2010) in Honolulu. Dementia is loss of memory and other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily life. According to the Alzheimer's...

2010-07-11 23:01:00

- Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch Connects People with Potentially Life-Altering Studies - HONOLULU, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association announced today the launch of Alzheimer's Association TrialMatch(TM), a confidential and free interactive tool that provides comprehensive clinical trial information and an individualized trial matching service for people with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The Internet (www.alz.org/trialmatch) and phone-based...

2010-07-11 23:01:00

HONOLULU, July 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new website showcasing the latest in Alzheimer's disease research and science - www.alz.org/research - is being unveiled at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease 2010 (AAICAD 2010) in Honolulu. The website, called the Alzheimer's Association "Research Center," presents an extensive portfolio of information designed for a public searching for more knowledge about the current state of Alzheimer research,...

2010-06-30 13:03:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia can be a daunting task, even for the most experienced of professionals working with seniors daily in assisted living and memory care. Now there is help and guidance from the experts at Best Friends Approach(TM) Virginia Bell and David Troxel. The Best Friends Bill of Rights outlines 12 rules that when adapted, can make a world of difference in the quality of daily life to the one suffering as well...

2010-06-18 09:26:00

July 24 Memory Ride Covers Miles, Brings Hope WATERTOWN, Mass., June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of cyclists, from experienced to novice, are signing up for Memory Ride to raise money and awareness to fight Alzheimer's disease. Set for Saturday, July 24, Memory Ride offers a challenging 100-mile "century" ride, as well as a "metric century" of 62 miles and a 20-mile option. Memory Ride benefits the Alzheimer's Association's research efforts into causes, treatments and cures...

2010-04-22 13:57:00

Internationally Recognized Researcher to Present on May 22 CONCORD, N.H., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alzheimer's disease can be devastating to families who become caregivers. Anyone seeking more information about Alzheimer's is invited to attend the Alzheimer's Association's "Care to Cure: the latest in research and care giving" conference on Saturday, May 22 in Concord. Open to individuals and families free of charge, and with a modest registration fee for health care...