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May 2, 2018
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Association, AIM take the Alzheimer's case to Congress
Robert Egge, chief public policy officer, Alzheimer's Association, and executive director, Alzheimer's Impact Movement (AIM), recently testified before the House Appropriations Labor–HHS Subcommittee about the need for further increases in Alzheimer's and dementia research funding at the National Institutes of Health. Egge shared stark facts — such as an estimated 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's — but also highlighted progress that's been made in large part because Congress has substantially increased Alzheimer's funding.

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Harden recalls heartbreaking moment with mother living with Alzheimer's disease
Actress and Alzheimer's Association Champion Marcia Gay Harden knew the moment was inevitable. Still, it was no less heartbreaking when her beloved mother, Beverly, who's living with Alzheimer's disease, forgot who Harden was for the first time.
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Repetitive behavior may be stressful for Alzheimer's caregivers
A person living with Alzheimer's may do or say something over and over — like repeating a word, question or activity — or undo something that has just been finished. Repetition can be stressful for the caregiver, but remember that it's the disease causing the behavior, not the person.
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