The Impact Of Alzheimer's Disease

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The "reducing the impact of Alzheimer's disease (or AD) among African Americans (in New York City)" internship with the Alzheimer's Association addressed the need to raise awareness, and recruit African Americans for Alzheimer's disease research. In order to achieve this goal, the intern attended various events held at community fairs, farmer's market's, churches, YMCA's, and at nursing homes. At these events, he spoke to people, and gave out literature which detailed the stages of Alzheimer's disease, including its adverse impact, and how individuals who have loved ones and significant others could use the services offered by the Alzheimer's Association (particularly via its website,
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