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June 21, 2017
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Family hits the links on The Longest Day to fight Alzheimer’s disease
Today is The Longest Day®, and thousands of participants are doing an activity they love to raise funds and awareness to help end Alzheimer’s disease. In 2013, Mickey Wakely was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s at age 55. His family wanted to find a way to fight back and to include Mickey; a golf tournament in his honor on The Longest Day was a choice that accomplished both.

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Good Neighbor Pharmacy pledges support to help fight Alzheimer’s
Good Neighbor Pharmacy locations across the country will be raising awareness for the 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer's Disease and funds for care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer’s Association in June. During Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, Good Neighbor Pharmacy customers who donate a minimum of $1 will receive a The Longest Day pin-up to honor someone facing Alzheimer’s. As an official sponsor of The Longest Day, Good Neighbor Pharmacy is committed to raising a minimum of $100,000 for the fight to end the disease.
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