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Message To Families and Patients

If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease, there's no reason to face the disease alone. Click to learn about support programs!

Anna Mae's Story

"My Mom passed away on Valentine's Day. A week before she died, I was with her at the nursing home. "My Funny Valentine" came on the radio. Mom began to sway with the music. I said, "Mom, you remember this song? One of your favorites." She looked into my eyes and smiled. I saw the Mom I loved..."

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Still Alice Is An Excellent Portrayal of Alzheimers

The movie “Still Alice” has gotten a great deal of attention due to Julianne Moore’s gut-wrenching and spot-on performance as a linguistics professor that develops early onset Alzheimer’s. Her entire life was built upon her brilliance and cognitive ability, and her diagnosis ripples out into every person she touches. The film, while incredibly difficult to watch,...

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Tim McGraw moved the crowd with this amazing tribute to Glen Campbell who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Whether you’re a fan of McGraw’s music or not, it is impossible not to be moved by his performance and how well he captures the emotion behind losing someone you love to Alzheimer’s. Tim McGraw shared this post...

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Chris Mann has become used to the spotlight. After becoming a finalist on Christina Aguilera's team for the hit show "The Voice" in 2012, Mann is now playing the lead role of the Phantom on the North American tour of "The Phantom of the Opera" — and he's using that fame to draw attention to a disease that has touched his life personally: Alzheimer's.

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