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October 2012 Newsletter

 

Nov. 13 is National Memory Screening Day, free screenings offered

The public can take advantage of free memory screenings on Nov. 13 at hundreds of sites across the United States and around the world.  The screenings are offered to promote early detection and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and related illnesses.  Participants should follow up with their own physicians if the screenings identify any potential problems.  The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) and a variety of healthcare organizations serve as … Read the rest »

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July 2011 News

Dear Readers:

Thursday, July 22, marked the end of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference held in Paris.  The weeklong forum gave researchers the opportunity to report on and discuss the groundbreaking research and information on the cause, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders.  Therefore, this edition of the ARF ALZHEIMER’S NEWSLETTER contains a number of articles covering announcements made at the conference.

– ARF Editor

A son urges families to get caregivers the help they need… Read the rest »

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