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Arm Yourself with Knowledge at Symposium on Dementia
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It’s that time of year again – back to school! For most of us in the United States, receiving a formal education is assumed. Some of us even continue to achieve advanced degrees, and go on to hold cognitively challenging jobs. But we can’t stop after we walk across the stage to receive our diploma. Lifelong learning – and the kind of highly educated lifestyle that comes with it – is good for the brain!  Not only can education increase our likelihood of higher living standards (less stress, better quality food and better quality of life), it also decreases our likelihood of developing dementia as we age.
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Earlier this month, the Alzheimer’s Association and AARP announced they are joining forces to extend the reach of the Community Resource Finder, an online database connecting families with local resources to help address concerns and navigate the challenges of Alzheimer’s, dementia and aging.
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By Natalie Missakian
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The Walk to End Alzheimer's is coming right up, and we'd love to see you there! The Denver Walk to End Alzheimer's* will be Saturday, Sept. 15 at City Park.
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AARP celebrated their 60 years anniversary at the Lynchburg ballpark on Thursday, July 12th. The Hillcats played the Potomac. AARP staff and volunteers were out there in full force to engage with the game attendees on the importance of voting in this Novembers elections and provided information on brain health.
Disrupt Dementia
New Physician Survey Underscores the Need for Innovative Solutions to World’s Brain Health Crisis Impacting More Than 50 Million People
Disrupt Dementia
With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease occurring each year[1], and no cure, today AARP launched a new campaign, “Disrupt Dementia.” The campaign aims to help drive new diagnostics and treatments for dementias while providing education, support and hope for patients and family caregivers impacted by the physical, emotional and financial stress of dementia.
Disrupt Dementia
With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease occurring each year 1, and no cure, today AARP launched a new campaign, “ Disrupt Dementia.”
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