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2014-06-16 12:29:07

Sunrise-to-Sunset Event Raises Awareness and Funds to Fuel the Alzheimer's Association® CHICAGO, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 21, 2014, The Longest Day(®) participants across the globe will join with the Alzheimer's Association(®) to honor those living with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset challenge to raise awareness and funds to fuel the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer's Association. Held on the...

2014-06-10 20:23:05

- Alzheimer's Association Statement - WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies allocated an additional $100 million in its fiscal year 2015 funding bill for Alzheimer's research. The Alzheimer's Association commends Chairman Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Ranking Member Jerry Moran (R-KS) for their ongoing commitment to Alzheimer's, a terminal disease with no...

2014-06-02 12:29:55

Alzheimer's Association® Invites Everyone to Go Purple to Raise Awareness of Alzheimer's Disease and Brain Risk CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There are at least 44 million people worldwide living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, and those numbers are expected to grow to 76 million by 2030. During the inaugural Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month this June, the Alzheimer's Association(®) is asking people around the world to wear purple - the color of the...

2014-05-21 23:12:59

On the summer solstice, June 21, volunteer teams raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer's Association from sunrise to sunset in recognition of caregivers, for whom every day is the longest day. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 People across Colorado and around the world will join together to honor those facing Alzheimer's disease by participating in The Longest Day® on Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset team fundraising event to honor the...

2014-05-07 23:11:35

Young Professionals Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado hosts third annual Blondes vs. Brunettes® Flag Football Game at DU Lacrosse Field. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 The Young Professionals Alzheimer’s Association of Colorado (YPAAC) will host its third annual Blondes vs. Brunettes® game at the University of Denver Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. Blondes vs. Brunettes® (BvB) is a women’s flag football game based on the...

2014-05-06 16:32:17

Donation Planned on Behalf of Attendees to The Alzheimer's Association LARGO, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cypress Palms, an assisted living community within the 88-acre master-planned Palms of Largo campus, managed by The Goodman Group, is proud to announce the grand re-opening of its state-of-the-art Pearl Essence(®) memory care community. First opened in 2009, Pearl Essence is the first residential memory care community in the county designed exclusively for women. Cypress...

2014-04-22 20:21:40

Celebrity Contributors include Joey McIntyre, Sarah Rafferty, Bern Nadette Stanis and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer CHICAGO, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association(®) has collaborated with Chicken Soup for the Soul(®) on a new book of personal stories and experiences called Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer's & Other Dementias, available for purchase beginning today, April 22, in print and eBook format. The book, comprised of essays,...

2014-04-12 23:00:34

The three-part educational series covered the types and stages of dementia, practical ways to address behavioral changes associated with dementia and how to communicate with someone with dementia. Castle Rock, CO (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Douglas County, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to partnering with other community members in an effort to increase awareness around longevity and aging. In line with this commitment to community...

2014-04-07 16:25:47

RnRMarketResearch.com adds "Alzheimer's Pipeline Drugs Review, Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market & Forecast - Global Analysis" to its store. DALLAS, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Alzheimer's disease drug market is on the curvature stage. Since 2003, there is not any single "magic bullet" launched in the market to prevent or cure it. However, all current marketed products are going to be generic in the next 3-4 years. There are high unmet medical needs. The current unmet needs...

2014-04-04 12:28:09

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The pain and helplessness of those suffering from the ravages of Alzheimer's disease (AD)--a fatal, degenerative condition for which there is currently no cure nor any effective treatment-- is the basis for a bipartisan bill unveiled in the House of Representatives today by U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Chaka Fattah (D-PA). The bill, HRes. 489, calls on the U.S. to both engage in and lead a coordinated, international effort to advance...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.