Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s Association’

June Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Get Informed And Involved

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, get out there and get informed about this very serious disease. Indeed, Alzheimer’s is a major public health issue, not only here in the United States, but also world wide.   The fact is, that dementia and Alzheimer’s can hit anyone as they approach old age. The most…

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Younger-Onset Alzheimer’s Patients Lobby For Senate Aid

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Younger-onset Alzheimer’s patients may be in line to get assistance from the Senate with a proposed amendment to the Older Americans Act.   The bi-partisan legislation would give aid to individuals younger than age 60 to access the support programs of the act. Hearings were held earlier this week before the Senate Special Committee on…

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Promising Drug By Biogen To Cure Alzheimer’s Declared A Failure

A Biogen Pharmaceuticals drug to cure Alzheimer’s disease, just recently considered to be the savior for Alzheimer’s patients and their families, has been declared a failure.   Amid great disappointment, the race to find a drug that will cure or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s now starts up again.           Drug:…

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