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2011-01-11 11:33:00

Robert A. Iger will be honored at Annual Alzheimer's Association Benefit LOS ANGELES, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 19th Annual "A Night at Sardi's," a star-studded benefit for the Alzheimer's Association on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at the Beverly Hilton, will honor The Walt Disney Company's President and CEO Robert A. Iger for his contributions in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Mr. Iger will receive the Abe Burrows Entertainment Award, which is presented to an...

2011-01-04 18:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds President Obama for signing the National Alzheimer's Project Act(NAPA) into law. NAPA creates for the first time a coordinated national strategy to confront one of America's most feared and costly diseases, a disease that will only plague more baby boomers as they age. Given the scale of the Alzheimer...

2010-12-15 12:09:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® applauds Congress for passage of the National Alzheimer's Project Act (S. 3036, H.R. 4689), a significant step forward in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. The National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) provides an essential framework for the development of a national strategic plan. Championed in the House...

2010-12-06 11:00:00

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With as many as 10 million U.S. baby boomers at risk for developing Alzheimer's,(1) the Alzheimer's Association and Pfizer (NYSE: PFE) are collaborating to help raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease by emphasizing to all Americans, "It's Time to Face Alzheimer's." The effort encourages people to share photos and stories related to their personal experience with the disease in an effort to show the real and varied "faces" of Alzheimer's....

2010-12-01 09:38:00

Alzheimer's Association Statement WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the leading care, research and advocacy organization for Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer's Association® is pleased by a significant step forward in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Today, the Association commends the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee for passing the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA) (S. 3036). Led by Committee Chairman...

2010-11-18 08:42:00

DALLAS, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Alzheimer's Awareness Month, The Potter's House and the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Dallas have joined forces to host a community symposium on Sunday, November 28th. The event will begin at 12:00 pm CT at The Potter's House of Dallas, located at 6777 W. Kiest Boulevard in Dallas. The program, titled "Suffering in Silence," will include information on recognizing the early signs of Alzheimer's disease, solutions for the caregivers,...

2010-11-15 15:29:00

Governor and Mrs. Patrick and other Champions Honored WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association announced today that Deval and Diane Patrick will be honored as Persons of the Year at its Annual Awards Celebration on December 8, 2010. Along with the first family, The Alzheimer's Association is honoring an "Unsung" Hero, researchers, and others. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100112/DC36305LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-11 13:15:00

DALLAS, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Several thousand North Texans whose lives have been touched by dementia are expected to attend the Dallas area Memory Walk this Saturday at the Dallas Zoo, according to John Gilchrist, Executive Director of the Greater Dallas Alzheimer's Association. "With awareness growing and an enormous population of aging baby boomers, we may set an attendance record," says Gilchrist. "We are delighted to have this much support heading into the event." Event...

2010-11-05 07:24:00

TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can be overwhelming. In fact, according to the Alzheimer's Association, there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer's and as many as 10 million family caregivers. For the family member afflicted with Alzheimer's, even routine daily events, such as hearing or seeing evening newscasts, can be truly terrifying. As a result, one of the greatest challenges for the caregiver is creating...

2010-11-04 15:26:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued final regulations for implementation of an important provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which will include for the first time an annual wellness benefit for all Medicare beneficiaries beginning January 2011. This Medicare preventive service benefit is significant for the growing number of baby boomers who will soon be reaching the age of Medicare...


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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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