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November 8, 2017
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The Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure Act introduced in Congress
The Alzheimer's Association and the Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM) are proud to support the Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act, new bipartisan legislation prioritizing our nation's approach to Alzheimer's disease. The BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act would establish Alzheimer's Centers of Excellence in communities around the country to expand and promote the evidence base for effective Alzheimer's interventions, and issue funding to public health departments to increase early detection and diagnosis, reduce risk, prevent avoidable hospitalizations and support the needs of caregivers.

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Wilder, power of imagination inspire Alzheimer's awareness
In 2016, the world lost one of its great entertainers, Gene Wilder, to Alzheimer's disease. As Willy Wonka in "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," Wilder continues to inspire all of us to believe that anything is possible with the power of imagination — including a world without Alzheimer's. In honor of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, the Alzheimer's Association has unveiled the Pure Imagination Project, a campaign encouraging people to learn more about the disease and join the fight against it.
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Persona supports the Alzheimer's Association through Purple Collection
First Jewelry Limited, the exclusive distributor of Persona® silver jewelry and charms, supports the Alzheimer's Association with a special collection of charms for National Family Caregivers Month in November. The collection features purple charms in crystal and enamel together with the Persona Alzheimer's Association charms. Ten percent of the retail price of each charm sold from the special collection will be donated to the Association. The collection is available exclusively online at personaworld.com
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