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May 6, 2014 - ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA AWARDS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPSTeens' Heartfelt Essays Show That the Power of Love Triumphs Over Disease

NEW YORK (May 6, 2014) "Would you like a hard candy?" For Laura McCarter, of Newark, Del., this simple question that her grandfather has asked time and time again became a powerful illustration of how Alzheimer's disease dramatically changes someone's life and the lives of those around them.

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February 10, 2014 - FLORIDA HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR NAMED WINNER OF ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA'S VIDEO COMPETITION

NEW YORK (February 10, 2014) Alexis Brown, 17, of Jacksonville Fla., likens her great-grandmother's experience with Alzheimer's disease to "being trapped behind glass and screaming to get out, but not knowing quite how…" Her dramatic depiction of this and other ramifications of the brain disorder has netted her the top prize in the Alzheimer's Foundation of America's (AFA) "Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness" video competition.

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January 6, 2014 - ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA OFFERS ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION

NEW YORK (January 6, 2014) As more and more teens nationwide are experiencing Alzheimer's disease in their families or through volunteer experiences, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) is again hosting its "Teens for Alzheimer's Awareness" college scholarship competition.

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January 2, 2014 - ALZHEIMER'S FOUNDATION OF AMERICA NAMES CHARLES J. FUSCHILLO, JR. TO CEO POST
Former New York State Senator to Amplify Organization's Care-Related Mission

NEW YORK (January 2, 2014) Alzheimer's Foundation of America (AFA) Chairman Bert E. Brodsky announced today that Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr., an eight-term New York state senator, has been appointed chief executive officer of the leading national nonprofit organization, which is dedicated to optimal care for individuals with dementia and their families.

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