World Alzheimer's Day

World Alzheimer's Day

September 21, 2015, is World Alzheimer's Day. This is a day put aside for raising awareness and funds for a possible cure for this degenerative disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. Organizations such as the Alzheimer's Association, the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, and many others provide information on their websites to help raise awareness and money. Find out how you can get involved locally.

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