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2012-03-09 09:00:00

Wally Soufi, CEO of NovoPath a leader in Anatomic Pathology Software Solutions, continues his company´s multi-year commitment to the Alzheimer's Association and encourages CEOs across the country to join him in finding and supporting the causes about which they feel passionate. Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) March 09, 2012 NovoPath, Inc., http://www.NovoPath.com, a leader in Anatomic Pathology Software Solutions, knows it's better to give than to receive. For the third year running, the company...

2012-03-07 23:01:00

Report Also Finds an Estimated 1 out of 7 People with Alzheimer's Live Alone CHICAGO, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to 2012 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, released today by the Alzheimer's Association, caring for people with Alzheimer's and other dementias will cost the United States an estimated $200 billion in 2012. This includes $140 billion paid by Medicare and Medicaid. Medicare payments for an older person with Alzheimer's and other...

2012-02-22 17:03:00

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The release of the first draft of the National Alzheimer's Plan is another positive step toward the nation's first ever strategic plan for Alzheimer's. Comprehensive in scope, the draft plan addresses issues that are important to the Alzheimer's community including developing new treatments that prevent and effectively treat the disease, delivering much needed support for families, and...

2012-02-22 13:45:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Eric J. Hall, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA), in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' release today of its "Draft National Plan To Address Alzheimer's Disease." The nation's first National Alzheimer's Plan is mandated under the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) enacted last January. Hall is a member of the Advisory Council on Research, Care and...

2012-02-07 10:43:00

SPARTA, N.J., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth year, the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners is offering The National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners Alzheimer's and Dementia Staff Education Week February 14th to the 21st Tool Kit. The Tool Kit is free and available at www.nccdp.org. The tool kit includes many free Power Point in-services for download from November 15th to March 1st. Each in-service is designed to be taught in 30 minutes to...

2012-02-07 09:42:00

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association commends the Obama Administration for dedicating new resources in the fight against Alzheimer's in a uniquely challenging fiscal year in advance of the first ever National Alzheimer's Plan. "This infusion of funds is important and the Alzheimer's Association appreciates this step by the Administration," said Harry Johns, President and CEO of the Alzheimer's...

2012-01-09 15:58:00

The Department of Health and Human Services Releases Draft Framework For National Alzheimer's Plan - Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association believes the "Draft Framework for the National Plan to Address Alzheimer's Disease" released today by the Department of Health and Human Services offers a comprehensive outline of goals and strategies that must be addressed in the nation's first ever strategic plan for...

2011-12-23 16:03:00

Funding includes dollars for innovative Alzheimer's research and successful public private partnerships with the government to provide care and support to families WASHINGTON, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the world's leading voluntary health organization advocating for Alzheimer's care, support and research, the Alzheimer's Association is pleased that Congress and President Obama have responded to calls by the Alzheimer's Association on behalf of people with...

2011-12-16 05:00:00

Employees at Emeritus Senior Livingâs 485 communities showed their commitment to seniors by holding hundreds of fundraisers across the nation to support the 2011 Alzheimerâs Associationâs Walk to End Alzheimerâs. Funds raised total $404,602 â“ exceeding last yearâs total by more than $130,000 â“ to help build Alzheimer's awareness and fund care, support and research. Seattle, Washington...

2011-12-15 12:54:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For most families, holidays are filled with opportunities for togetherness and sharing, but for a family dealing with Alzheimer's, holidays can also be stressful and filled with special challenges, according to the experts at the Alzheimer's Association. Approximately 70% of those with Alzheimer's disease are cared for at home, so the Alzheimer's Association is preparing for a surge in calls to its 24/7 Helpline during the...