CNN’s Crowley shares personal story of her mother’s Alzheimer’s
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April 9, 2014
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CNN’s Crowley shares personal story of her mother’s Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum took place April 7-9 in Washington, D.C. Candy Crowley, CNN’s award-winning chief political correspondent, delivered the Forum’s keynote address to a packed house of nearly 900 dedicated Alzheimer’s advocates. Visit the Forum site for highlights and photos, and check out our new Advocates Center for ways you can get involved in the fight against Alzheimer’s.

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NIH Director Collins among those honored at National Alzheimer's Dinner
At the National Alzheimer’s Dinner April 8, advocates, members of Congress, scientists and leaders in the fight against Alzheimer’s gathered to celebrate advances in the cause to end the disease. Honorees included Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, who received the Alzheimer’s Association Ronald and Nancy Reagan Research Award, presented annually to an individual working to find innovative approaches to Alzheimer’s treatment, prevention and care.
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Faces of Alzheimer’s emerge on Capitol Hill
On April 9, spring arrived in Washington, D.C., bringing more than blooming cherry blossoms and blue skies to Capitol Hill — nearly 900 Alzheimer’s advocates met with lawmakers to encourage their support of legislation and funding critical to the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
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