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December 7, 2016
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Lauren Miller Rogen wants Alzheimer’s disease to be part of the conversation
Actress and screenwriter Lauren Miller Rogen co-founded Hilarity for Charity benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association with her husband, actor Seth Rogen. Hilarity for Charity is a movement that aims to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease with young people. Miller Rogen, whose mother is living with Alzheimer’s, writes that the worst part of her Alzheimer’s journey were the years she didn’t talk about it.

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Compassionate Allowances Initiative may help with Alzheimer’s care
The inclusion of Alzheimer’s disease in Social Security’s Compassionate Allowances Initiative has had a profound impact on the Alzheimer’s community, according to Robert Egge, Alzheimer’s Association chief public policy officer. It’s helped people such as Tom and Julie Allen. Tom’s retirement and two part-time jobs weren’t enough to cover the large costs of Julie’s Alzheimer’s care; through the Alzheimer’s Association and Social Security, he was able to apply for disability benefits.
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