Use your brain to help fight Alzheimer’s disease
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June 4, 2014
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Use your brain to help fight Alzheimer’s disease
June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month. Worldwide, there are at least 44 million people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Everyone who has a brain is at risk to develop Alzheimer’s — but everyone can help to fight it. Post, tweet and share the facts about this devastating disease. Each time you talk about Alzheimer's, you help raise awareness and inspire action. Now is the time to get involved.

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The Longest Day event honors those facing Alzheimer’s
On June 21, The Longest DayŽ, teams around the world will honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer’s disease by participating in a sunrise-to-sunset fundraising event. Grab your friends, do what you love, and raise funds for the cause. Register by June 11 to receive your participant kit in time for The Longest Day.
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People with Alzheimer’s disease offer tips to overcome stigma
Facing stigma is often a primary concern of people living with Alzheimer's and their care partners. Current and former Alzheimer’s Association National Early-Stage Advisors, individuals in the early stage of the disease who help raise awareness, offer tips to overcoming stigma based on their experience.
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