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Connected Living Teams up With UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, Sodexo and Other Leading Organizations to Support Families for World Alzheimer’s Day

Press Release

QUINCY, Mass., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ - In recognition of World Alzheimer’s Day, Connected Living, a provider of social networking services to families and senior citizens, announced today that it has pledged to donate 15 percent of all proceeds from their app services to UsAgainstAlzheimer’s (UsA2), an innovative nonprofit organization demanding – and delivering – a solution to Alzheimer’s.

A Candid Conversation with Kim Campbell on the Rhinestone Cowboy, Alzheimer's and Living Life as a Caregiver

Article

In her article, art therapist Angel Duncan describes her conversation with Kim Campbell: "'I have a black eye, but I'm hanging in there.' Kim Campbell tells me. 'Caregiving is hard,' she says. 'I don't know how people do it.'"

Award-winning MD/PhD Student Explains Impact of Amgen Scholars Program

Blog

Early on in his undergraduate career, Paras Minhas found a passion for science — and humanitarianism. Even before participating in the 2012 MIT Amgen Scholars Program, he began building experience in scientific research laboratories at Johns Hopkins University and the Mayo Clinic. In 2010, he launched the Longitude Pittsburgh Organization, a non-profit that provides opportunities for underprivileged people in Ghana, India and other places to receive an education, build life skills and access healthcare.

New Issue of Art Therapy Today Highlights Art Therapy as a Way to Promote Communication for Individuals with Dementia

Newsletter

Art Therapy Today provides readers with the most up-to-date information about The American Art Therapy Association's (AATA) activities, current news related to the art therapy profession, and announcements pertaining to events or opportunities provided by the AATA.

Caesars Foundation Underwrites New Brain Health Initiative with Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health

Press Release

LAS VEGAS, November 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On the cusp of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, Caesars Foundation is pleased to announce the beginning of a three-year commitment with an initial gift of $200,000 to benefit the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, a state-of-the-art center with cutting edge clinical trials and treatment for conditions like Alzheimer’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s disease located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Caesars Foundation serves as the sole funder of the HealthyBrains initiative.

On World Alzheimer’s Day, Let’s Work to Eliminate Stigma about Dementia

Blog

By Husseini K. Manji, MD, Global Head, Neuroscience Therapeutic Area, Janssen Research & Development, LLC

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and today is World Alzheimer’s Day – the culmination of a coordinated international effort to raise awareness and challenge the stigma around dementia.

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