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Alzheimer’s Association

Tom Kerrigan (credit: CBS)

Avid Cyclist With Early Onset Alzheimer’s Rides For A Cure

A Denver outdoorsman plans to pedal 100 miles. It’s an annual ride he’s done before, but this time will be different.

04/29/2014

Brenda Chedid plays cards with her grandmother, Christine Warner (credit; CBS)

Bad News About Women & Alzheimer’s Disease

Disturbing news was released Wednesday about women and Alzheimer’s disease. The new report shows women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s in their lifetime as they are breast cancer.

03/19/2014

Lionel Seim in his kitchen (credit: CBS)

Alzheimer’s Patients Don’t Have To Quit Cooking

It’s something most people take for granted — cooking up a meal in the kitchen. But for people with Alzheimer’s, cooking becomes increasingly difficult, but not impossible.

09/12/2012

A woman at the "Art and About" program (credit: CBS)

Program Reopens World Of Art To Early Stage Alzheimer’s Patients

A unique program from the Alzheimer’s Association and the Denver Art Museum is reaching out to a part of the public often underserved by the arts.

09/14/2011

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Denverite Uses Croquet To Help Alzheimer’s Patients

At Washington Park in Denver a man named James Creasey can often be found playing croquet with Alzheimer’s Disease patients and their families.

09/06/2011

A Taking Action meeting for those suffering from Alzheimer's. (credit: CBS)

Alzheimer’s Patients, Family Share Stories To Cope

American adults are more afraid of getting Alzheimer’s than heart disease, stroke or diabetes. In a new survey, only fear of cancer ranked higher.

02/23/2011

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Omega-3 Pills Fail To Work In Alzheimer’s Patients

Omega-3 pills promoted as boosting memory didn’t slow mental and physical decline in older patients with Alzheimer’s disease, a big disappointment in a multimillion-dollar government-funded study.

11/03/2010

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