AHAF and Partners Introduce Alzheimer's Disease TweetChat

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The American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF) has joined forces with members of USAgainstAlzheimer's, the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, SeniorsforLiving.com, and the Crisis Prevention Institute to create #talkalz, a new TweetChat aimed at providing information and advice about Alzheimer's disease.

The organizations who partnered to create #talkalz are committed to helping people affected by the Alzheimer’s epidemic, especially those living with the disease, family members, caregivers, and other loved ones.

A primary goal of #talkalz is to team up with other Alzheimer’s groups, caregiving institutions, healthcare providers, lawmakers, pharmaceutical companies, researchers, and anyone who has something constructive to add to the Alzheimer’s dialogue. People looking to share information or just to learn are encouraged to join, ask questions, and add to the conversation.

TweetChat participants must first join Twitter by signing up for an account. Then type #talkalz into Twitter’s search bar. The #talkalz chat will occur on Twitter every 2nd Tuesday at 12:00 noon Eastern time.

AHAF is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to halting age-related degenerative diseases. USAgainstAlzheimer’s is a national advocacy campaign and independent advocacy network committed to stopping Alzheimer’s by 2020. The Alzheimer's Foundation of America provides optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families, through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life.SeniorsforLiving.com helps families research, evaluate, contact, and compare Senior Housing options. Crisis Prevention Institute is an international training and consulting company working to ensure a higher quality of life for persons with dementia.

Stay Informed about Alzheimer’s Disease

  • Follow AHAF’s Alzheimer’s Disease Research program @AD_Research on Twitter for more information about Alzheimer’s disease and updates about the chats.
  • Follow AHAF on other social media. Visit www.ahaf.org/connect.
  • Stay updated on ground-breaking research news by signing up for AHAF eAlerts atwww.ahaf.org/news.
  • Read and download Alzheimer’s disease information at www.ahaf.org/ADResources.

About the American Health Assistance Foundation

The American Health Assistance Foundation (www.ahaf.org) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding cures for age-related degenerative diseases by funding research worldwide under its three program areas: Alzheimer’s Disease Research, Macular Degeneration Research, and National Glaucoma Research. AHAF also provides public information about these diseases.