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February 22, 2017
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Show your love on The Longest Day to help end Alzheimer’s disease
On June 21, the summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer’s Association for The Longest Day®. Select any activity you love, or one loved by someone affected by Alzheimer’s, and help end the disease. Together, we’ll raise funds and awareness for care and support while advancing research toward the first survivor of Alzheimer’s. Take advantage of our early-bird offer: Sign up by Feb. 28 with a minimum donation of just $15.

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Young advocate finds her voice in the fight against Alzheimer’s
Georgia native Sarah Collett is a hospice and palliative care nursing assistant for people living with Alzheimer’s. She’s spent countless hours caring for people with the disease, and that’s why she’s now an advocate. “I am more than a hospice and palliative care nursing assistant,” Collett says. “I am a voice.”
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David Cassidy reveals that he is living with dementia
Actor and musician David Cassidy, best known for his starring role on the 1970s series “The Partridge Family,” has revealed he is living with dementia. Cassidy, 66, says he has made the decision to stop touring as a musician to concentrate on his health and happiness.
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