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National Press Releases

April 2012
April 23 - Community Members Head to Washington, D.C.

January 2012
January 5 - Basketball Fans Unite Against Alzheimer’s/Support University of Tennessee Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summitt

December 2011
December 7 - Congressman Erik Paulsen Speaks in Favor of the Alzheimer's Breakthrough Act

September 2011
September 14 - Golf Tournaments Benefit Alzheimer's Association
September 14 - National Alzheimer's Project Act Advisory Council Selects Alzheimer's Association Representation
September 11 - World Alzheimer's Month
September 6 - Allianz Life's Driving to Donate Charity Golf Tournament Raises Record Amount for Alzheimer's Association MN-ND


August 2011
August 18 - Senator Klobuchar to Hold Forum on Alzheimer’s Disease
August 29 - Walk to End Alzheimer's
August 30 - NAPA Listening Session

June 2011
June 22 - Rep. Eric Paulsen Sponsors National Alzheimer's Breakthrouhg Act Legislation

January 2011
January 13 - Landmark Report Urges Immediate Action to Prepare Minnesota for Alzheimer’s Crisis



November 2010
November 1 - Importance of Early Diagnosis During November Alzheimer's Awareness Month
Study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis - "Friends and Family May be the Best Detectors of Early Alzheimer's..."



September 2010
September 30 - Representative Betty McCollum Co-Sponsors National Alzheimer’s Project Act Legislation

September 22 - Senator Al Franken Addressing World Alzheimer’s Day in Minnesota

September 22 - Minnesota and North Dakota Governor’s Sign World Alzheimer’s Day Proclamations

September 21 - New Report Reveals Global Cost of Azheimer's and Related Dementias is More Than $600 Billion - Minnesota

September 21 - New Report Reveals Global Cost of Azheimer's and Related Dementias is More Than $600 Billion - North Dakota

September 1 - Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk® Provides Fun and Inspiring Way for Twin Cities Residents to Raise Critically Needed Funds for Alzheimer’s Care, Support and Research



July 2010
July 20 - University of Minnesota Alzheimer's Researcher Leaves the Lab and Takes to the Road in the First Alzheimer's Breakthrough Ride

July 12 - Alzheimer's Association Launches TrialMatch - First of its Kind Clinical Trial Matching Service in Alzheimer's


 
June 2010
June 15 - Bismarck Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement

June 15 - Brainerd Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Dickinson Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Duluth Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Grand Forks Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Mankato Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Minot Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Red Wing Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Rochester Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - St. Cloud Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Twin Cities Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - West Fargo Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Williston Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Winona Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 

June 15 - Memory Walk - Calendar Announcement 



March 2010
March 26 - Rep. Eric Paulsen and Rep. Keith Ellison Cosponsor National Alzheimer's Projct Act Legislation

March 26 - Rep. Keith Ellison Cosponsors Legislation Addressing the Alzheimer's Crisis

March 15 - MEDIA ALERT: Alzheimer's Association "Remembering Our Stars - Lighting the Way Gala" 

March 9 - New Report Reveals Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on Minnesota

March 9 - New Report Reveals Impact of Alzheimer's Disease on North Dakota 

 

February 2010
February 11 - Alzheimer's Association Applauds Social Security Administration for Adding Early-Onset Alzheimer's to it's Compassionate Allowance Initiative

February 8 - Rock Stars of Science to Present at Annual Alzheimer's Association and Mayo Clinic Dementia Conference

 

January 2010
January 4 - Dementia Conference Registration Opens - Media Alert

 

December 2009
December 15 - DeMoe Family Receives Alzheimer's Association Champion Award

 

November 2009
November 2 - Minnesota and North Dakota Memory Walk Results - November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month 

 

October 2009
October 22 - Alzheimer's Association Launches Comfort Zone™, the First Comprehensive Location Management System Designed for People with Alzheimer's

 

September 2009
September 21 - World Alzheimer's Day

September 17 - Twin Cities Memory Walk Celebrates 20 Years

September 15 - Alzheimer's Disease Working Group Reception

September 1 - Alzheimer's Association at the Minnesota State Fair

 

August 2009
August 25 - Alzheimer's Disease Working Group Announced

August 14 - Alzheimer's Association Memory Walk® 2009

 

July 2009
July  27 - Senator Al Franken Sponsors Landmark Legislation Addressing Escalating Alzheimer's Crisis 

July 24 - Minnesota Residents Head to Chicago to Urge Inclusion of Alzheimer's Disease into Compassionate Allowance Initiative 

July 8 - CALENDAR ANNOUNCEMENT - Alzheimer’s Association’s Memory Walk® 2009


 

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