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Safe and Sane: Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES — Nearly 6 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is expected to increase to nearly 14 million by 2050. Aside from the disease’s burden to the patient, it also impacts family caregivers. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 16.1 million Americans provide unpaid care for people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias, accounting for an estimated 18.4 billion hours of care. […read more]

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African-Americans Bear More Than One-Third of U.S. Alzheimer’s Costs

CONTACT: Keith Blackman 202-730-5753 keith@blackmanmediasolutions.com Kyle Moler 202-478-6173 kmoler@mrss.com  AFRICAN AMERICANS BEAR MORE THAN ONE-THIRD OF U.S. ALZHEIMER’S COSTS AfricanAmericanNetworkAgainstAlzheimer’s Launches with New Report on Alzheimer’s Disparities WASHINGTON, DC (September 19, 2013)—A new report released today finds that African Americans bear more than one-third of Read More

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African American Network Against Alzheimer’s to Partner with Award-Winning Playwright Garrett Davis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 29, 2013 CONTACT: KYLE MOLER KMOLER@MRSS.COM 202-478-6173 African American Network Against Alzheimer’s to Partner with Award-Winning Playwright Garrett Davis Davis, Founder of the Forget Me Not Project, Brings Innovative Approach to Advocacy in Effort to Fulfill Network’s Mission to End Alzheimer’s Read More

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Copper Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

[BBC] A lifetime of too much copper in our diets may be contributing to Alzheimer’s disease, US scientists say. However, research is divided, with other studies suggesting copper may actually protect the brain. The latest study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed high levels Read More