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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | November 25, 2008

AFA Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell

© 2008, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Reprinted with permission.

New York, NY--Bert Brodsky, chairman (at podium, right), and Eric J. Hall, president and CEO (at podium, left) of the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, joined by David Wickes of NASDAQ, AFA staff and supporters. preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell on November 25 in honor of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month.

With the ceremony on the brink of Thanksgiving, the AFA officials called on Americans to reach out for assistance if they notice signs of Alzheimer's disease or other memory problems in their loved ones as they gather for the holiday.

"It's a disease that is growing," said Brodsky. "Our job at AFA is to assist caregivers in dealing with this disease and its ramifications."

Contact: Carol Steinberg
Phone: 866-AFA-8484