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February 3, 2016
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Husband returns love given to him by wife with Alzheimer’s disease
Nine years ago, Bill’s wife, Glad, began developing signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Now, Bill does everything for Glad — he brushes her teeth, bathes her, dresses her and feeds her. Bill’s happy to do it all, as he counts it as a great privilege to care for the woman he’s loved for so many years.

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Lokai supports the Alzheimer's Association with a limited-edition purple Lokai
From Feb. 1-29, Lokai will donate $1 to the Alzheimer’s Association for every limited-edition purple Lokai bracelet sold, with a minimum donation of $300,000. The bracelet and support of the Association have special significance for Steven Izen, CEO and founder of Lokai, who was inspired to create Lokai when his grandfather was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. The bracelet is a reminder to find balance through life's highs and lows. The purple Lokai bracelet will be available for purchase at mylokai.com.
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African-Americans are at a higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s
February is Black History Month. Older African-Americans are about twice as likely to have Alzheimer's disease and other dementias as older whites but less likely to receive an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, which results in less time for treatment and planning. Visit our African-Americans and Alzheimer’s website for information on warning signs, research and care.
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