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November 25, 2015
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Memantine may not be covered through Medicare Part D
Memantine, a medication for the treatment of Alzheimer’s symptoms that recently became available as a generic drug, may not be covered through Medicare Part D. As open enrollment for Medicare Part D ends on Dec. 7, 2015, now is the time to explore your coverage. If you or someone you know is taking memantine, check with your plan, or contact your State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) through Medicare and ask to speak to a counselor. You may also want to consult with your physician about medication options.

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Giving Tuesday donations can go twice as far to help fight Alzheimer’s disease
Dec. 1 is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. Thanks to our generous donor Vicky Patel, your donation on Giving Tuesday can go twice as far in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. She has agreed to give the Association $1 million if we can raise the same amount by Dec. 31. Donate and share why you give on social media with hashtags #ENDALZ and #GivingTuesday. The Association is grateful for all who support the fight to end Alzheimer's on this special day of giving and beyond.
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People caring for those with Alzheimer’s disease also need to take care of themselves
During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month, it’s important to remember that caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease may be neglecting to take of themselves. The best thing a caregiver can do for the person they’re caring for is to stay physically and emotionally strong.
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