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Celebrities Vie For 'Who Wears Purple Best?' Title to Raise Awareness of New Global Prevalence On World Alzheimer's Day
Date:9/20/2009

ohns, President and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association. "Just like our celebrity Champions, we must take action against Alzheimer's now."

In addition to new prevalence estimates, the report outlines eight global recommendations based on report. The full report including recommendations and methodology and may be found online at www.alz.org.

More than 60 celebrities from entertainment, sports and media are committed to being Alzheimer's Association Champions and encouraging people to help raise awareness and funds. The extensive roster of celebrities includes Bradley Cooper, Soleil Moon Frye, Melina Kanakaredes, Seth Rogen, Peter Gallagher, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Bryant Gumbel, Olympia Dukakis, Terrell Owens, Kyle Chandler, David Hyde Pierce, Victor Garber, Kyle Chandler and more (visit www.alz.org for full list).

About the Alzheimer's Association

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer 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. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit www.alz.org.


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