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May 30, 2018
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You can plant the seeds of hope in the fight against Alzheimer's
Volunteers will be sprouting up on local street corners June 1-2, collecting donations to help fight Alzheimer's disease during Bankers Life's Forget Me Not Days, now in its 16th year. In exchange for a contribution, donors receive a packet of Forget-Me-Not flower seeds to plant in honor of those facing Alzheimer's. Since 2003, Bankers Life, a national life and health insurance brand, has helped raise more than $5 million for the Alzheimer's Association.

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People living with Alzheimer's disease may feel anxious or agitated
Anxiety and agitation in someone living with Alzheimer's or another dementia may be caused by a number of different medical conditions, medication interactions or by any circumstances that affect the person's ability to think. He or she may become restless, causing a need to move around or pace, or become upset in certain places or when focused on specific details.
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Alzheimer's Association, Edward Jones receive Gold Halo Award for strategic alliance
The Alzheimer's Association and Edward Jones received the Gold Halo Award in the Best Health Initiative category during the recent Engage for Good Conference. The Halo Awards are North America's highest honor for corporate social initiatives and cause marketing, and showcase successful consumer and employee engagement efforts. In 2016, Edward Jones signed on as the first national presenting sponsor of Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer'sŪ and created the Edward Jones Alzheimer's Research Fund. The firm extended the alliance in 2017 to a five-year, $12.5 million commitment.
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