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May 2012 Newsletter

Living with Alzheimer’s and talking about it

Kathy explains her Alzheimer’s diagnosis this way: Now I am caught in the tension between remembering and forgetting.  Kathy is a 62-year-old registered nurse who is doing what she can to hold onto her life.  Angela Carella, a reporter for The Advocate, a Stamford, Conn. newspaper, describes Kathy as a fighter.  Kathy, who wants to keep her last name private because not everyone knows of her diagnosis, has already defeated cancer and … Read the rest »

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January 2012 News

First goal of national Alzheimer’s plan is to develop a treatment by 2025

The first goal listed for the National Alzheimer’s Project Act (NAPA) is to prevent and effectively treat Alzheimer’s disease by 2025.  That goal is one of five, but it has attracted the most attention because those who work in the field of Alzheimer’s research do not believe they will find a cure in the near future.  Congress authorized NAPA in late 2010 and President Obama signed the … Read the rest »

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