Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health Join Forces in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s

  Chicago, IL, November 4, 2019 – The Alzheimer’s Association and CVS Health announced today a three-year corporate partnership aimed at fighting Alzheimer’s disease – a disease impacting more than 5 million Americans and 16 million caregivers across the country. The partnership is launching with an in-store fundraising campaign that will provide $10 million to…

WV ACEs Coalition Launches Connections Matter

The WV ACES Coalition is launching the availability of Connections Matter®, an innovative, hands-on training for counselors, teachers, law enforcement, healthcare providers, parents and more! Professionals across the state are being trained to help communities support individuals who have been affected by Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES). This effort focuses on building relationships, connecting resources and…

Highlights TV Show Features St. Albans Yak Festival and Alzheimer’s The Longest Day

Highlights is a 30 minute weekly TV show featuring organizations, events, grass-roots efforts and people who move our state and community forward in a positive way. The show is a collaboration with Kanawha County Schools, Suddenlink Communications and Jim Strawn & Company. The show airs daily at 8:30 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Suddenlink’s channel 17.…

Alzheimer’s Association Receives Grant from The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation

Parkersburg, WV… The Parkersburg Area Community Foundation and Regional Affiliates held their Spring Grant Award Program on May 15, 2019. During the ceremony, The PACF awarded the Alzheimer’s Association a grant of $6500.00. The Alzheimer’s Association is excited to receive this grant which will expand Alzheimer’s Association care and support services in the rural counties…

#UPLIFTED! Campaign Launched for The Underprivileged Children Foundation

Press Release from The Underprivileged Children Foundation. Anyone traveling through the majestic mountains or quaint communities of West Virginia witnesses the need: the economic hardships, rugged terrain, limited opportunities, and opioid epidemic create extreme hardships for the Mountain State’s children & families.  These families struggle to make their lives work: un/underemployment is rampant, workforce opportunities…

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Disconnect Between Seniors and Physicians When It Comes to Cognitive Assessment According to New Alzheimer’s Association Report

This Report from the Alzheimer’s Association shows the latest statistics and information on Alzheimer’s prevalence, incidence, mortality and cost of care in West Virginia and nationally. Charleston, WV, March 5, 2019 – Findings from the Alzheimer’s Association 2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report released today show that, despite a strong belief among seniors and…