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Press Releases 2005

December 16, 2005 — Alzheimer's Foundation of America Announces ‘AFA Quilt to Remember'
Goal Includes Lifting Spirits during Holiday Season


NEW YORK, NY— In the spirit of the holiday season, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) today unveiled its plans to bring comfort and hope to Americans with the creation of a national quilt to remember those affected by Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses.
November 7, 2005 — Alzheimer's Foundation of America to Host National Commemorative Candle Lighting
Hundreds of Ceremonies to Honor Courageous Families Touched by Alzheimer's Disease


NEW YORK, NY—Jane Marx never knew what it meant to be a “nurturer” until she was reluctantly called into action. An energetic tour guide in New York City who never had children, Marx now bathes, dresses and gets involved in all other aspects of caring for her 87-year-old mother who is in the late stage of Alzheimer's disease. She has one word to sum up the practical and emotional reality of her role: complex.
November 1, 2005 — Alzheimer's Foundation of America Redesigns Caregiver Magazine
New Look Coincides with National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month


NEW YORK, NY— Marking the kick off of National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) today unveiled a new name and a new look for its quarterly magazine for caregivers of people with Alzheimer's disease and related illnesses—the first publication of its kind.
October 27, 2005 National Memory Screening Day Offers Free Testing for Memory Concerns
Actress Deidre Hall Urges Public to be Proactive

October 25, 2005Phone ‘Support Group' Offers a Connection to Dementia Caregivers
Alzheimer's Foundation Urges Callers to Seek Support during Alzheimer's Awareness Month


October 25, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation of America Offers Post-Hurricane Coping Techniques

October 24, 2005Alzheimer's Foundation Names New Marketing Director

September 15, 2005'Young Hearts' Join Together to Support Alzheimer's Care
Inaugural Event Slated for September 22

September 13, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation Awards Grant for Innovative Care to Eden Alternative

August 31, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation Encourages Hurricane Victims with Alzheimer's Disease to Seek Help
Gulfport, MS Group Refers Callers to National Hotline; Baton Rouge Group Seeks Supplies

August 24, 2005 New York Conferences Will Offer Support to Alzheimer's Caregivers and Professionals
Actress Deidre Hall Will Share Family's Experience


August 22, 2005Unique Teleconference for Dementia Caregivers to Focus on ‘Wandering'

July 26, 2005 Project Lifesaver Pushes Expansion in U.S. and Abroad to Bring ‘Wanderers' Home Alive

May 9, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation of America and MedicAlert® Announce New ID Bracelet for Alzheimer'S Disease

April 18, 2005 Florida Conferences Will Offer Support to Alzheimer's Caregivers and Professionals
Actress Deidre Hall Will Share Family's Experience


April 12, 2005 Groundbreaking Conference to Guide Leaders of Florida-based Alzheimer's Groups
Aging Population Prompts Need for Enhanced Support


April 5, 2005 Drummer Mickey Hart Touts the Power of Music for Individuals with Alzheimer's Disease

March 29, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation to Present Leadership Awards to Task Force Co-Chairs

March 25, 2005 Conference Will Educate, Support Growing Population of Alzheimer's Caregivers Actress Deidre Hall Will Share Family's Experience

March 16, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation Announces New Grant for Innovative Care

February 3, 2005 Dementia Caregivers will Connect via Unique, Ongoing Teleconferences

January 31, 2005 Roundtable Series Set for Caregivers of the Brain Injured

January 26, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation Urges Steps to Prevent Wandering during Cold Weather

January 21, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation of America and MetLife Form Pilot Program

January 6, 2005Roundtable Series Set for Caregivers of the Brain Injured

January 5, 2005 Alzheimer's Foundation of America Names New Board Members

 

 


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