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May 10, 2017
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“Criminal Minds” cast supports The Longest Day
Cast members from the CBS show “Criminal Minds” participated in a video message inviting viewers to take part in The Longest Day®. On June 21, the summer solstice, team up with the Alzheimer’s Association and select any activity you love — or an activity loved by those affected — to help end Alzheimer’s.

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Alzheimer’s Association leads the way to historic research funding increase
Last week, a $400 million increase in Alzheimer’s research funding was signed into law, increasing federal funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to nearly $1.4 billion. After years of stagnant funding, this is the second year in a row the Alzheimer’s Association request for historic funding increases has been acted on by our federal leaders. The Association, the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) and its nationwide network of advocates applaud Congress for hearing their call and taking action in the fight to end Alzheimer’s.
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Alzheimer's is not just a disease of old age
Younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer's affects people younger than age 65. Up to 5 percent of the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s have younger-onset. If you’re living with younger-onset Alzheimer’s, you’re not alone; we can help with information and resources.
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