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Alzheimer’s Association expands the 2020 Walk

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“This year’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be everywhere,” said Wendy Vizek, Vice President, Constituent Events at the Alzheimer’s Association. “The pandemic is changing how we walk, but it doesn’t change the need to walk. This year, more than ever, we need to come together to support all those affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementia. With the dollars raised, the Alzheimer’s Association can continue to provide care and support to families during these difficult times while also advancing critical research toward methods of treatment and prevention.”

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The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease

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"What's the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease?"

An answer directly from the Alzheimer's Association.  

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CDC: Alzheimer's disease, dementia cases to double by 2060

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The number of people projected to have Alzheimer's disease or dementia in the United States is expected to double by 2060, a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.

 

 

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