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The Alzheimer’s Association Is Committed to Quality Support and Life-Changing Research for People with Dementia

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The Alzheimer’s Association is one of five nonprofit organizations SUCCESS magazine is spotlighting during the week of . Early in November, we posted on our social media accounts asking followers to nominate a charity they felt was making an impact in their communities.

We tallied up the nominations and are pleased to highlight the hard work these organizations are doing behind the scenes to better the lives of others.When Jerome H.

Stone’s wife, Evelyn, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1970, information about the disease was limited. Stone wanted to unite caregivers and provide support for people dealing with Alzheimer’s, so he and a group of family caregivers established the Alzheimer’s Association in 1980.“As the world’s largest nonprofit funder of Alzheimer’s and dementia research, the Alzheimer’s Association is committed to accelerating the global effort to eliminate Alzheimer’s and all other dementia and, until then, to improve care and quality of life for people living with the disease,” says Joanne Pike, DrPH, president and CEO of Alzheimer’s Association.The Alzheimer’s Association supports individuals and families affected by Alzheimer’s and via local chapters and programs, including a free 24/7 helpline available 365 days a year in more than 200 languages.

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