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Holiday Gifts That Help Fight Alzheimer's Disease
Date:10/18/2007

CHICAGO, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of holiday shoppers (57 percent) plan to purchase a gift that gives back to a good cause*. This year, choose a gift that will brighten someone's holiday and contribute to the fight against Alzheimer's disease, the seventh leading cause of death in the United States.

Your gift could help fund care services for families struggling with Alzheimer's or support innovative research grants, which could one day put an end to this devastating disease. For more information visit http://www.alz.org.

Alzheimer's Association Champions T-shirt - Become an Alzheimer's Champion with the purchase of a Champions T-shirt as worn by celebrities such as: David Hyde Pierce, Dick Van Dyke and Ricki Lake. The distinctive purple colors of the Alzheimer's Association indicate that you can OPEN Your Mind, Use Your VOICE and MOVE the Cause.

-- T-shirts ($20-25) are available on http://www.actionalz.org.

SanDisk(R) Flash Memory Cards and USB Flash Drives - SanDisk Ultra II SD memory cards are ideal for capturing images on digital still and video cameras and for fast transfer of pictures to personal computers. The SanDisk Cruzer Micro flash drive allows you to carry and store important files, music, images and other data.

-- When SanDisk Ultra II SD 2GB memory cards ($44.99) and the SanDisk

Cruzer Micro 2GB USB flash drives ($39.99) are purchased at

participating retailers $1 will be donated to the Alzheimer's

Association.

The Connect and Reflect Kit - This holiday season purchase The Connect and Reflect Kit, including a Family Memory Book, a Family Memory CD and a Family Video available in VHS or DVD, for your loved one living with dementia and their caregiver.

-- When The Connect and Reflect Kit ($39.98) is purchased at

http://www.memorylanemedia.com, 10 percent will benefit the

Alzheimer's Association.

"Once Upon a Game: Baseball's Greatest Memories" by Alan Schwarz - A gift for every baseball fan, "Once Upon a Game: Baseball's Greatest Memories" chronicles favorite recollections from baseball's enduring legends: Cal Ripken, Yogi Berra, Nolan Ryan, Derek Jeter - even Kevin Costner and "Peanuts" cartoonist Charles Schulz. Listen to Ernie Banks, Hank Greenberg, Bobby Thomson and 30 more baseball stars relive their top moments in their own words.

-- This book ($19.95) can be purchased at http://www.amazon.com and

bookstores nationwide with 20 percent of the author's royalties

benefiting the Alzheimer's Association.

"Still Alice" by Lisa Genova - For the reader on your gift list, "Still Alice" is a touching story of a 50-year old university professor who develops early-onset Alzheimer's.

-- "Still Alice" ($18.95) can be purchased at http://www.stillalice.com

or http://www.iuniverse.com with up to $3 being donated to the

Alzheimer's Association.

Project Everlasting" co-authored by Mathew Boggs and Jason Miller - Love stories of married couples compiled by two young bachelors during a cross- country search for America's greatest marriages, which they called "Project Everlasting."

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's 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.

* The 2006 Cone Holiday Trend Tracker.


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