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February 15, 2017
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Peter Gallagher to emcee the National Alzheimer’s Dinner
Actor and longtime Alzheimer’s Association Champion Peter Gallagher will emcee the National Alzheimer’s Dinner on March 28, part of the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum. Gallagher, whose mother lived with Alzheimer’s for 20 years, has been an outspoken supporter of the cause since the early 1990s. Join Gallagher and other dedicated advocates at the 2017 Advocacy Forum.

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African-American volunteers needed for Alzheimer’s clinical trials
African-Americans have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. African-American volunteers, both with and without Alzheimer's or another dementia, are needed to participate in clinical trials. Alzheimer’s Association TrialMatch® is a free matching service that connects individuals with Alzheimer's, caregivers, healthy volunteers and physicians with current clinical studies.
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Understanding behaviors can help caregivers manage Alzheimer’s disease stages
As Alzheimer's and other dementias progress, the behaviors of people living with the disease can change — as does the role of caregivers. While changes in behavior can be challenging, we have resources to help you through each stage of the disease.
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