September 10, 2014
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Alzheimer's disease featured on "The Meredith Vieira Show"
Alzheimer's disease was featured yesterday on "The Meredith Vieira Show." Actors Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen shared their personal experience with Alzheimer's and were joined by an Alzheimer's Association-funded researcher and a family living with the disease who receives support from the Association.

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Why I Walk... Brittany’s Story
My family was affected my Alzheimer's when my grandma was diagnosed. I was her caregiver until 2010 when she passed away. I walk for her and for every single person present future and past that has fought this disease. My story isn't a SECRET and the only way to spread awareness is to speak out, I knew I could do that in our community with invited others to join us, learn the facts and make a change.

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Buzz begins for film starring Julianne Moore as a woman with Alzheimer’s
Based on the novel by Lisa Genova, Still Alice recently premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Starring Julianne Moore, Still Alice shows the Alzheimer’s process from the point of view of a person with the disease. The Alzheimer's Association is proud to have provided individuals facing the disease and experts to assist in the development of the film.
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A Paddle to Remember... Crete 2014
One Evanston businessman is in the island of Crete to kayak approximately 350 miles as a fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association Greater Illinois Chapter. 

Bob Danon is picking up the paddle to kayak around at least three of Crete’s coasts hoping to raise awareness, and funds, for the Greater Illinois Chapter. Follow Bob's observations and commentary during his incredible journey.
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How much do you know about Alzheimer’s disease?
Every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. A BuzzFeed post reveals little-known facts and information about Alzheimer's.
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The Savvy Caregiver
Are you a caregiver for a family member who has Alzheimer’s disease or another, related dementia? Does that person live at home? Are you looking for ways to increase your knowledge and confidence in this role? This program is designed for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s who continue to live at home (not in a residential care setting). Classes meet for six consecutive weeks, for two hours each. Register today.
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