Below is a guest post from Stien Vandierendonck, from National Alliance for Caregiving. Established in 1996, the Alliance is a non-profit coalition of national organizations focusing on issues of family caregiving. Alliance members include grassroots organizations, professional associations, service organizations, disease-specific organizations, a government agency, and corporations.
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A few days ago, I wrote about Sabina and Mark Shalom, a caregiver and Alzheimer's patient featured in our video about this devastating disease. Sabina, like the millions of other caregivers, has great hopes that one day there will be a treatment available that can help delay or prevent the onset of Alzheimer's.
I recommend taking a look at two interesting pieces that appeared in the press over the last couple of days.
The Catalyst has featured several posts about the counterfeit medicine threat and today I want to update you on the latest development.
Recently, PhRMA attended the first "moving day" in the Capital Area and I'm not referring to packing boxes and moving tape. The National Parkinson's Foundation held its inaugural Moving Day at the Washington Nationals Ball Park. The event included a fundraiser walk, a Movement Pavilion, music and dancing.