Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s Association

August 2012 Newsletter

After support group ends, attendees form their own group

For caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease, support groups provide much needed information, a place to air their burdens, and companionship with people in a similar situation.  After their eight-month class on memory loss, five couples and two single women did not want their camaraderie to end, reporter Dominique Fong wrote for The Oregonian.  One couple, Dave and Hallie Caswell, said their love and care for their fellow … Read the rest »

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February 2012 News

White House proposes a funding increase for Alzheimer’s research

The lack of necessary funding to conduct research to find a cure for Alzheimer’s disease is generally cited as one of the triggers for the impending Alzheimer’s epidemic. Earlier this month, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Obama Administration requested a $156 million increase in funding for Alzheimer’s research over the next two years. Alan Silverleib, a reporter for CNN, writes that the funding will support basic … Read the rest »

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