SAGE and Alzheimer’s Association in N.C. partner for LGBT programs

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. This July, join the Alzheimer’s Association and SAGE Wilmington of the Cape Fear Coast for a series of Virtual Education Programs to learn about the impact of Alzheimer’s, warning signs to look for in yourself or a loved one, ways to keep the body & brain […]

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Mike Helps Male Caregivers Understand Alzheimer’s

22 years ago, while living in St. Louis, Mike Caldwell, a resident of the Triangle area in North Carolina, walked into the Alzheimer’s Association’s offices seeking help to navigate his mother’s diagnosis. “I walked in and this was before computers were a big deal,” Mike says. “We weren’t sharing a lot of resources online like […]

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Tom Takes a Swing at Alzheimer’s and Educates His Community

When North Carolina resident, Tom Adams was growing up in Illinois, he remembers watching baseball games with his mom, Phyllis, and his brothers.  “Mom was a huge Chicago White Sox fan,” Tom says. “She grew up in Chicago, and was a White Sox fan when she was a kid.” While the White Sox were her […]

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North Carolina 2020 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts & Figures Released

Primary Care Physicians on the Front Lines of Diagnosing and Providing Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care: Half Say Medical Profession Not Prepared to Meet Expected Increase in Demands   A new survey of primary care physicians appearing in the Alzheimer’s Association 2020 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report finds 9 in 10 primary care physicians (87%) expect […]

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Alzheimer’s Association to Host 2020 Common Ground Virtual Summit on April 24

Based on the guidance from local public health agencies regarding COVID-19, the Alzheimer’s Association’s conference originally scheduled for Friday, April 24 will now be delivered through a virtual option. The 2020 Common Ground Virtual Summit is open to the public and will take place on Friday, April 24 from 9:30 a.m. – noon. The event […]

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A Call for Voices from Forsyth and Henderson Counties

The Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina will be hosting two Alzheimer’s Community Forums in February to hear from local area residents in Forsyth and Henderson counties. The Alzheimer’s Community forum is a gathering for people who have been affected by Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about […]

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