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November 9, 2016
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Father’s memory drives Shanahan’s fight against Alzheimer’s disease
Toronto Maple Leafs president and former NHL star Brendan Shanahan lost his father to Alzheimer's before his Hall of Fame career even began. Now he's using his position to promote research in the fight against the disease.

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ALEX AND ANI bangle benefits the Alzheimer’s Association
ALEX AND ANI® creates meaningful, eco-conscious jewelry and accessories to positively empower and connect humanity. Through the CHARITY BY DESIGN collection, the philanthropic division of ALEX AND ANI, the Sunflower Charm Bangle was created to raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association. The bangle symbolizes optimism, compassion and resilience — the qualities demonstrated by the many women fighting Alzheimer's and caring for those with the disease. Join ALEX AND ANI in recognition of National Philanthropy Day on Nov. 15. ALEX AND ANI will donate 20 percent of the purchase price of the Sunflower Bangle to the Alzheimer's Association through December.
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Respite care can help Alzheimer’s caregivers recharge
Respite care provides caregivers a temporary break while the person with living with Alzheimer's disease continues to receive care in a safe environment. Using respite services can support and strengthen your ability to be a caregiver.
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