Moore named to Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services
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November 27, 2013
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Moore named to Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services
The Alzheimer’s Association applauds the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for selecting former Congressman Dennis Moore (D-Kan.) to share his perspective on living with Alzheimer’s as the newest member of the Advisory Council on Alzheimer’s Research, Care, and Services. The Association urged the creation of this important role on the council to ensure the voice of this growing population is heard.

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Man with early-stage Alzheimer’s pays tribute to his care partner
November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month. Ken Lehmann, a member of the Alzheimer’s Association 2013 National Early-Stage Advisory Group, pays tribute to his wife and care partner Mary Margaret on our blog. He wants Mary Margaret and other caregivers to know that he’s grateful.
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