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December 23, 2020
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Congress passes major Alzheimer's policy advancements
Congress has passed a $300 million increase in Alzheimer's and dementia research funding for fiscal year 2021. The legislation also includes $15 million to implement the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act and advances the Improving HOPE for Alzheimer’s Act.

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“A Christmas Story” actor shares his family's Alzheimer's experience
Actor Zack Ward is cemented in film history for his role of bully Scut Farkus in the 1983 classic holiday comedy “A Christmas Story.” On our blog, Ward speaks about how the film provides comfort to families during this unusual holiday season and how his family is working together to care for Zack’s father, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2019.
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Your gift can go 2X as far this holiday season
You can make twice the difference in the fight to end Alzheimer’s disease with your gift to our $442,695 Year-End 2X Match Challenge. The Knight family is pledging to match all gifts made to this challenge up to $442,695 — if we can raise the same amount by midnight on Dec. 31.
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