Quantcast

Latest Alzheimer's Association, Central New York Chapter Stories

2011-06-03 15:22:00

SPRINGFIELD, Mass., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As many Western Massachusetts residents are still surveying damage to their homes and other property in the wake of Wednesday's storm, it is easy to overlook the impact of such a natural disaster on some of the Commonwealth's most vulnerable citizens -- those with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers, according to the Alzheimer's Association. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100125/AAMANHLOGO) "In an emergency,...

2011-05-13 12:32:00

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading advocacy, research and support organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® commends Representatives Christopher Smith (R-NJ) and Edward Markey (D-Mass) for their leadership in introducing the Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act (H.R.1897) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation will help strengthen and increase the federal commitment to...

2011-05-10 08:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, together with its collaborator on the Alzheimer's Immunotherapy Program, Pfizer Inc., is pleased to announce the Alzheimer's Association(TM), the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research, as a new beneficiary of The 7 Summits Climb for Alzheimer's: Memories are Everything campaign. Through this campaign, mountaineer and Alzheimer's disease advocate Alan...

2011-04-06 19:39:00

WASHINGTON, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading voluntary health organization advocating for Alzheimer's care, support and research, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds the introduction of the "Health Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act," (S. 738/H.R. 1386), which seeks to improve detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias and provide access to information and support for newly diagnosed individuals and...

2011-03-14 23:01:00

Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's and Timely Intervention Can Lead to Better Planning CHICAGO, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to 2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, released today by the Alzheimer's Association, there are nearly 15 million Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers in the United States. This new report shows that there are far more Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers than previously believed - 37% more than reported last year. These individuals...

2011-03-09 12:10:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anticipating a catastrophic increase in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, California leaders have completed the much-anticipated California State Plan for Alzheimer's disease, a disease estimated to double among Californians by the year 2030. The plan is a 10-year course of action with guiding principles, goals and recommendations to prepare California for this growing health crisis. Alzheimer's will soon soar to epidemic...

2011-03-03 10:28:00

Elite Athletes Support Alzheimer's Association Memory Ride WATERTOWN, Mass., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association®, Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter and the exciting new women's hockey team, the Boston Blades, announced they are teaming up to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer's research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100125/AAMANHLOGO) The Boston Blades, a new team on the scene with Olympic athletes and a will to win...

2011-02-24 00:00:45

Memory walks to help end Alzheimer's are held around the country year round. American Van Lines supports Alzheimer's research by participating in this event and pledging long-term support. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 American Van Lines is proud to announce its participation in the upcoming Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk in support of Alzheimer's research and prevention. An American Van Lines moving truck will be themed in the Alzheimer's Association's logo and colors...

2011-01-26 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting this year, more than 10,000 baby boomers a day will turn 65. As these baby boomers age, one of out of eight of them will develop Alzheimer's - a devastating, costly, heartbreaking disease. Increasingly for these Baby Boomers, it will no longer be their grandparents and parents who have Alzheimer's - it will be them. "Alzheimer's is a tragic epidemic that has no survivors. Not a single one," said Harry Johns, President and CEO...

2011-01-18 17:44:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association joins the Shriver family and the nation in mourning the passing of Sargent Shriver. Few people have had the impact on our nation that Mr. Shriver did. His unwavering dedication to the excellence and the ideal of public service laid a groundwork that Americans continue to follow to this day. A veteran of the Unites States Navy and a recipient of the Purple Heart, Mr. Shriver leaves an unmatched legacy of...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
Related