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AFA: How Federal Spending Deal Impacts Individuals with Alzheimer’s

March 22, 2018 Here's how the Omnibus Federal Spending Deal impacts individuals with Alzheimer's disease: Boost to NIA/NIH Funding The omnibus federal spending deal, currently

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AFA: Increased Spending at the NIH Paves the Way for a Much-Needed Boost to Funding for Alzheimer’s Research

(February 9, 2018)—Congressional leaders have agreed to a two-year budget package that calls for increasing spending at the National Institutes of  Health (NIH) by $2

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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Awards $100,000 in Respite Care Grants

(February 7, 2018) The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), a national non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide with the goal of

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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America’s National Toll-Free Helpline Expanding to Seven Days a Week

 New Sunday Hours Start this Weekend NEW YORK (February 1, 2018)—The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is expanding its National Toll-Free Helpline to seven days

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AFA: Signing of New RAISE Family Caregiver Law Positive Step, But Continued Action Needed from Washington

Urges Critical, Next Step to Significantly Boost NIH-Funded Research The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) heralded the signing of the new RAISE Family Caregiver Act,

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Alzheimer's Foundation of America Announces 2018 National Educating America Tour

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) today announced its 2018 “Educating America” Tour, which brings Alzheimer’s-related educational conferences to cities across the country.  The tour

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AFA Urges President Trump to Seize the Opportunity to Help Family Caregivers

RAISE Family Caregiver Act Heading to the President’s Desk Following Recent Approval by Congress The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) is urging President Donald Trump

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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Winter Weather Safety Tips For Families Whose Loved Ones Are Dealing With Alzheimer’s

With extreme cold and winter storms bringing dangerously low temperatures, major snowfall and hazardous conditions to states across the US, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

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AFA: Alzheimer’s Caregivers Still Need Help from Washington to Sustain their Crucial Role

Preserving Medical Expense Tax Deduction Important Step, Approval of RAISE Act Needed Next In the wake of sweeping changes to the nation’s tax code, Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Offers Tips Families Affected by Alzheimer’s Disease Should Consider When Planning Holiday Celebrations

More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and millions more are serving as caregivers for a family member with the disease.  As

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