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Number of Alzheimer’s deaths in Kentucky on the rise

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in both Kentucky and the U.S. and the only disease in the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression.
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Bike4Alz – Riding cross country to raise money for Alzheimer’s research

The team will bike over 3600 miles as they travel cross country riding for those affected by Alzheimers.
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Cross country bike tour for Alzheimer’s stops in Lexington

A group of Western Kentucky University students are biking across America to raise awareness and money to fight Alzheimer's.

Bike4Alz rides through Lexington

The team will bike over 3600 miles as they travel cross country riding for those affected by Alzheimers.
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‘Round to Remember’ golf tournament raises $200,000 for Alzheimer’s Association

Some golf fans took to the green for a round to remember. 

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled, missing man found safe

A Golden Alert for a missing Lexington man with Alzheimer's was canceled Tuesday night after he was found safe, according to Lexington Police.
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UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled for elderly woman in Georgetown

The Georgetown Police Department canceled Golden Alert for Georgetown woman.
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Advocacy Day – Alzheimer’s Association

The Alzheimer's Association, Kentucky Association of Area Agencies on Aging, and Kentucky Association for Gerontology are hosting Advocacy Day on Thursday, February 23, 2017, in room 113 at the Capitol Annex building in Frankfort to bring awareness to the increased occurrences of Alzheimer's disease as well as other dementias.
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UK Center on Aging gains $8.25M grant

A multimillion-dollar grant has been awarded to the University of Kentucky's Sanders-Brown Center on Aging to continue its Alzheimer's disease work.

UPDATE: Golden Alert cancelled, woman returned home safely

Lexington Police cancelled a Golden Alert early Saturday morning for a woman who suffers from Alzheimer's and Dementia after she returned home safely.

Golden Alert issued for Knott County man

A Golden Alert was issued Friday evening by Kentucky State Police for a missing Knott County man who suffers from Alzheimer's.
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Middle schoolers honored for app to help Alzheimer’s

A team of Kentucky middle schoolers won national recognition and a $20,000 grant for creating an app to help people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia remember to take their medications.

LPD: Missing Alzheimer’s patient found safe

Lexington police say a missing man who suffers from Alzheimer's was found safe Thursday night.
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Lexington police search for man with Alzheimer’s

The Lexington Police and Fire Department are looking for 65-year-old Alzheimer’s patient.
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‘Round to Remember’ raises funds for Alzheimer’s Association

A fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association ended up winning someone a new car at Connemara Golf Course.
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Golden Alert Issued For Pulaski County Man

A Golden Alert was issued Thursday for James Alfred Woods, 70, of Science Hill. Police said Woods has Alzheimer's and was last seen on Highway 80 in Science Hill carrying a suitcase. If you have information that could help locate him, call Science Hill Police at 606-423-3672.
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Golden Alert Issued For Missing Lexington Woman

A Golden Alert was issued Friday night for Patricia Ann Clarke, 77, of Lexington, who went missing around 6:00 p.m. from the Winchester Road area. She suffers from Alzheimer's. She was driving a 2000 Tan Cadillac Deville with Kentucky license plate 726-4EW, according to police.
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Lexington Officers Searching for Missing Alzheimer’s Patient

Lexington police were told by family members of 72-year-old William Etherton that the Alzheimer's patient disappeared at 3:15 Thursday afternoon.

Employee Accused Of Setting Fire In Locked Alzheimer’s Unit Of Nursing Home

The Carlisle Fire Chief said an employee at Johnson Mathers Health Care intentionally set a fire in a locked Alzheimer's unit, but then put the fire out before there was much damage or any injuries to appear to be the "hero."
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Alzheimer’s Disease On The Rise

A report released by the Alzheimer's Association said that one in every eight older Americans has Alzheimer's disease. 80,000 Kentuckians had the disease in 2010.

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