Bill Gates shares personal connection to Alzheimer's disease
More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's, the nation's sixth-leading cause of death, and over 15 million people serve as their unpaid caregivers. Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has revealed that his father is living with Alzheimer's. One of the world's richest people, Gates is devoting resources to finding a cure.
Join us for the 2018 Advocacy Forum in June
Registration is now open for the 2018 Alzheimer's Association AIM Advocacy Forum, the nation's premier Alzheimer's disease advocacy event. Our community of dedicated Alzheimer's advocates will converge on Washington, D.C., June 17-19 to share personal experiences and speak up for increased research funding and improved access to care and support.
Deluxe Corporation supports the Alzheimer's Association with customized personal check
Deluxe Corporation is taking action in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. This month, Deluxe introduced an Alzheimer's Association-branded personal check. In addition to raising awareness with each check written, Deluxe will donate 10 percent of proceeds from the sale of the checks to the Association's care, support and research efforts, with a minimum donation of $75,000 over three years. For ordering information, inquire at your local financial institution or search online for "Alzheimer's Association check."
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
The MetroWest/495 Corridor Volunteer of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year awards are given to two MetroWest individuals who have shown outstanding dedication and commitment in their community through volunteerism.
Not only limited to United Way-associated volunteers. Past winners are not eligible.
Nominations for Volunteer of the Year and Youth Volunteer of the Year will be accepted until Friday, February 23rd, 2018.