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Alzheimers Research And Care Leaders Unite

MEDIACOM-RELEASE-ALZHEIMER'S-ASSOCIATION

WORLD LEADERS IN ALZHEIMERS RESEARCH AND CARE UNITE FOR 1ST TIME

TO MEDICAL EDITOR:

WHO/WHAT: World Alzheimer Congress 2000: "With Change in Mind"

The Alzheimer's Association (U.S.A.), Alzheimer's Disease International and the Alzheimer Society of Canada will host World Alzheimer Congress 2000 (Alzheimer 2000).

Over a 10-day span, 5,000 attendees from around the globe will participate in Alzheimer 2000 to share information on pivotal research and creative care. This event will mark the first time that researchers, physicians, and other Alzheimer specialists from around the world will unite to improve the lives of people affected by Alzheimer's disease.

WHY: By the year 2025, more than 22 million people worldwide

will develop Alzheimer's disease. It's a growing global crisis,

in need of a global solution.

WHEN: World Alzheimer Congress 2000 is segmented into three

events:

Alzheimer 2000 Event Main Audience Dates

Pivotal Research Researchers & Clinicians July 9-13, 2000

Bridging Research Physicians July 13-14, 2000

and Care

Creative Care Hands-on care professionals

July 15-18, 2000

ADI members

WHERE: Washington Hilton and Towers

Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

For more on information about:

-- Submission of abstracts, registration/hotel accommodations, exhibit space, sponsorship, CONTACT the Alzheimer 2000 information line, 312-335-5813 or visit alzheimer2000alz.org

-- Media credentials and press room guidelines,

CONTACT Julie Miller, 312-335-5776 or Julie.Milleralz.org,

or Nicolle Heller, 312-335-4037 or Nicolle.Helleralz.org.

SOURCE Alzheimer's Association

Web site: http://www.alz.org

MEDIA RELEASE FROM THE ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION

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