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Alzheimer’s Association “Brain Health A to Z” Health Expo to be held at First Baptist Church August 17th, 2013

 

Brain Health A-Z present by the Alzheimer's AssociationClarksville, TN – “Brain Health A to Z” health expo will be held Saturday, August 17th at First Baptist Church. This health expo is presented by the Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. The expo will be open from 9:00am until 1:00pm.

“Brain Health A to Z” is for the community to learn more about brain health and Alzheimer’s disease/dementia. Some may have a loved one with Alzheimer’s, a family history of Alzheimer’s or may just be interested in brain health. Attendees may come and go as they wish.
Alzheimer's Association health expo "Brain Health A to Z" Saturday, August 17th at First Baptist Church
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Alzheimer’s Association to continue to Advocate for Coverage of Diagnostic Tool Following CMS Announcement

 

Alzheimer s Association Statement

Alzheimer's AssociationChicago, IL – The Alzheimer’s Association is disappointed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) draft coverage decision on brain amyloid imaging, particularly given the clear, scientific consensus recommendations provided to CMS by the Association and the Society for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) regarding appropriate, limited coverage, only in specific populations.

The Alzheimer’s Association understands that CMS’ evaluation of the impact of brain amyloid imaging on health outcomes is ongoing, however the needs of Alzheimer’s community are acute. «Read the rest of this article»

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First Baptist Church to host Alzheimer’s Association “Brain Health A to Z” Health Expo August 17th, 2013

 

Brain Health A-Z present by the Alzheimer's AssociationClarksville, TN – The Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will be putting on a health expo “Brain Health A to Z” Saturday, August 17th at First Baptist Church. This health expo will be open from 9:00am until 1:00pm.

“Brain Health A to Z” is for the community to learn more about brain health and Alzheimer’s disease/dementia. Some may have a loved one with Alzheimer’s, a family history of Alzheimer’s or may just be interested in brain health.  Attendees may come and go as they wish.
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Alzheimer’s Association to hold “The Basics of Alzheimer’s” presentation in Clarksville May 23rd

 

Alzheimer's AssociationClarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 23rd, the Alzheimer’s Association will hold “The Basics of Alzheimer’s” presentation at The Hilton located at 290 Thun Road at 5:30pm. The presentation will include information on the 10 Warning Signs, Caregiving and much more.

Please call 1.800.272.3900 to register or email Tcloud-mann@alz.org. Feel free to bring your dinner with you, we will provide desert.

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Alzheimer’s Association “Brain Health A to Z” Health Expo at First Baptist Church August 25th

 

Brain Health A-Z present by the Alzheimer's AssociationClarksville, TN – On Saturday August 25th, 2012 the Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will be putting on a health expo “Brain Health A to Z” at First Baptist Church. Open admission between 9:00am and 1:00pm.

Alzheimer’s A-Z is for families who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, a family history of Alzheimer’s or anyone interested in brain health. This day will offer attendees everything they need to know about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health under one roof.

This event is sponsored by Oasis In Home Care and Walking Horse Assisted Living. Deadline to register is Wednesday August 22nd. Please call 1.800.272.3900 to register or email tiffany.cloud-mann@alz.org .

First Baptist Church to host Alzheimer's Association "Brain Health A to Z" Health Expo August 25th

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First Baptist Church to host Alzheimer’s Association “Brain Health A to Z” Health Expo August 25th

 

Brain Health A-Z present by the Alzheimer's AssociationClarksville, TN – On Saturday August 25th, 2012 the Mid South Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will be putting on a health expo “Brain Health A to Z” at First Baptist Church. Open admission between 9:00am and 1:00pm.

Alzheimer’s A-Z is for families who have a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, a family history of Alzheimer’s or anyone interested in brain health. This day will offer attendees everything they need to know about Alzheimer’s disease and brain health under one roof.

First Baptist Church to host Alzheimer's Association "Brain Health A to Z" Health Expo August 25th

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Lawmakers wrapping up 2010 legislative session approve legislation to protect seniors from abuse

 

Effort to create a Cabinet-level Department on Aging fails

Nashville, TN – Tennessee lawmakers this year adopted legislation to protect seniors from abuse and scams, but stopped short of consolidating dozens of programs for the elderly scattered across 23 state departments and agencies.

As the 2010 legislative session wound toward a close, lawmakers unanimously approved a bill seeking to protect seniors and others from abuse by health care providers. The Senate sent the governor the Elderly and Disabled Adults Protection Act (SB2297/HB2284) on a 27-0 vote on Thursday.

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