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FDA Hears Crushing Impact of Alzheimer’s

President and CEO Update: Alzheimer’s Association This message is sent to all Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement board members, all Alzheimer’s Association staff, and volunteers and supporters of AIM and the Alzheimer’s Association. Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) heard the heart-wrenching personal stories of individuals whose lives have been devastated byContinue reading “FDA Hears Crushing Impact of Alzheimer’s”

Looking Ahead with Hope to 2021

View this email in your browser Hope for the New Year Richard J. Hodes, Director, NIAThe rapid development of highly effective COVID-19 vaccines is wonderful news for the world, and especially for older adults, who are among the most vulnerable to the virus. This historic achievement is a testament to the importance of diversity inContinue reading “Looking Ahead with Hope to 2021”

Breaking! MHA Conference Registration is Live, Huge Speakers News

Registration Now Open! MHA’s 2020 Annual Conference: COVID-19, Mental Health, and the Need for Equity will be held September 3-4 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET online. Over the last few months, the world was thrown into a global pandemic. As the number of cases of COVID-19 increased, so did the associated experiences of anxiety,Continue reading “Breaking! MHA Conference Registration is Live, Huge Speakers News”

Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA

Looking for the latest updates on COVID-19? Visit www.coronavirus.gov to learn how to prepare and protect yourself and what to do if you get sick. Check out these articles for the latest in aging advances and research happening at the National Institute on Aging at NIH: Combination of healthy lifestyle traits may substantially reduce Alzheimer’s disease risk —Continue reading “Read the Latest Aging and Alzheimer’s News from NIA”

Forefront’s Virtual Summit is Next Week!

Join Forefront and 1000 of your peers from across Illinois next Wednesday, June 24, for our inaugural virtual summit: Solidarity & Resilience. Our lineup of nationally-recognized leaders will share their insights and experiences for how we may continue advancing racial equity, building solidarity, and actualizing sustained change! As a reminder, the summit is FREE for all operating nonprofits. Speakers include:Continue reading “Forefront’s Virtual Summit is Next Week!”