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New England Chapters of Alzheimer’s Association Collaborate on Local COVID-19 Resources, Events

The Alzheimer’s Association New England regional chapters have developed resources to help those with Alzheimer’s and dementia and their caregivers navigate the challenges presented by the COVID-19 crisis. The organizations have also included information on their advocacy efforts, and ways you can get involved in the fight against Alzheimer’s. Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Association Shares Latest Data on Prevalence and Cost

Alzheimer’s Disease 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, including the latest Alzheimer’s prevalence, incidence, mortality and costs of care data.  Continue reading

Humans Of Dementia: An Intergenerational Storytelling Contest

The nonprofit organization Hilarity for Charity – with support from AARP, Generations United, Memory Well, and the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) – is announcing a writing contest for high school and college students from across the U.S. and Canada to pen the best profile of someone who is living with or who has passed from Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Continue reading