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Passage of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act

On May 15, we celebrated the release of our nation’s first plan to address the Alzheimer’s epidemic. The plan, which strives to change the trajectory of the disease, supports the needs of those facing Alzheimer’s — more education, improved care, community support and effective treatment — and commits our nation to innovative and essential research.
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The Longest Day™ held in June

On June 20, the longest day of the year, participants across the Northern Hemisphere ran, walked, biked or otherwise pushed their limits in a sunrise-to-sunset endurance relay. The event honored those facing the disease and raised funds and awareness in the fight against Alzheimer’s.
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Alzheimer’s Association awards largest-ever research grant

The Association awarded its largest-ever research grant to the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer’s Network–Therapeutic Trials Unit (DIAN-TTU), based at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis. The project has the potential to dramatically accelerate the discovery of treatment and prevention strategies for Alzheimer’s.
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ALZConnected® social networking site launches

When facing Alzheimer’s, it helps to connect with others who relate to your experiences. ALZConnected is an online social networking community where people with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and others affected by the disease can share questions and form new connections.
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Release of Alzheimer’s Facts and Figures

The 2012 Facts and Figures, an annual report released by the Alzheimer’s Association, reveals the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia on individuals, caregivers, government and the nation’s health care system.
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Alzheimer’s Navigator creates custom action plans

When facing Alzheimer’s disease, there are a lot of things to consider. Complete a few simple surveys to receive an action plan from the Navigator with detailed steps and resources.
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