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Alzheimer’s Association

Pansy Greene, an Alzheimer's patient, walks with her husband. (credit: CBS 2)

New Report: Alzheimer’s Disease Affects More Women Than Men

Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. and a new report finds the disease affects many more women than men.

03/19/2014

A new study suggests Alzheimer's disease is affecting more elderly than previously thought. (Credit: CBS 2)

Study: Alzheimer’s Affecting More Elderly Than Previously Thought

The memory-robbing disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States, however, the study suggests its impact may actually be on par with cancer and heart disease.

03/06/2014

Caregiver and Alzheimer’s patient (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Call For Citywide Plan To Help Those With Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association is predicting that within 40 years, 20 percent of all New Yorkers will either have Alzheimer’s or be caring for someone who does.

12/15/2013

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Stories From Main Street: Westchester High School Club Raises Awareness For Alzheimer’s

Over the past three years, the Growth and Awareness Group for Alzheimer’s at Byram Hills High School has raised more than $65,000 for research.

12/09/2013

Michael Moran poses in front of a roller coaster as part of his 100-coaster fundraising effort. (credit: Facebook/Roller Coaster Crawls to End Alzheimer's)

Rochester Man To Reach Milestone In Fundraising Effort On Cyclone Roller Coaster

Michael been crisscrossing the northeast to complete his 100 rides in 100 days roller coaster mission to help end early onset Alzheimer’s.

08/18/2013

Aetrex Men's GPS Shoe (credit: Aetrex Worlwide)

Stories From Main Street: Teaneck Company Tracks Alzheimer’s Patients Using Shoes

Perhaps you’ve seen them on the highways – silver alerts. It can be frightening when a person with Alzheimer’s Disease disappears. Some caregivers are tracking movements with GPS in a car. A Teaneck company has taken the next logical step.

02/06/2012