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Tag Archives: Alzheimer’s

RPO receives $100,000 grant to perform for dementia patients (access required)

The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra has received a $100,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support free arts programming for individuals with dementia and their caregivers. The grant was awarded through the foundation’s Public Affairs initiative and will support a ...

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Cognivue to join other heavy hitters in Alzheimer’s study (access required)

Rochester’s Cognivue Inc. has been selected by the Global Alzheimer’s Platform (GAP) to participate in its pioneering Bio-Hermes clinical trial study. Also participating in the study are Eli Lilly & Co., AbbVie, Merck, the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and other ...

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Alzheimer’s Association offering free education programs (access required)

The Alzheimer’s Association has launched a series of virtual statewide Alzheimer’s education programs in an effort to reach more New York families affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. “Until the day we find a cure for Alzheimer’s and all ...

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Golisano Foundation awards grant for training in specialized Alzheimer’s care (access required)

The Golisano Foundation plans to fund a pilot program to train providers who serve seniors with intellectual and developmental disabilities on how to care for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. The two-year, $100,000 grant will be implemented by two ...

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Alzheimer’s group takes steps to let you know it’s there

Nearly 400,000 people in New York State are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The Medicaid costs of caring for people with Alzheimer’s statewide is expected to top $4.6 billion this year, and by 2025 that number will increase ...

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