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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Statement on the Passing of Music Legend Glen Campbell from Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on: 09 Aug 17

NEW YORK, Aug. 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glen Campbell was a legend who will be remembered for his immense talent as a musician and revered for his courage and openness as a person who battled Alzheimer’s disease. 

His music inspired millions of people, and his brave fight against Alzheimer’s and efforts to raise awareness about this terrible disease inspired millions more.  He leaves an incredible legacy in both music and life which will be felt for many years to come.

We offer our heartfelt condolences and support to his family, friends and fans during this difficult time.

About Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA):

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, based in New York, is a non-profit organization that unites more than 2,600 member organizations nationwide in the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals living with dementia, and to their caregivers and families. Its services include a national, toll-free helpline (866-232-8484) staffed by licensed social workers, educational conferences and materials, a free quarterly magazine for caregivers, the National Memory Screening Program, and “AFA Partners in Care” dementia care training for healthcare professionals. For more information about AFA, call 866-232-8484, visit, follow us on Twitter, or connect with us on Facebook or LinkedIn

CONTACT: CONTACT:    Chris Schneider 866-232-8484, ext. 121 GlobeNewswire

Last updated on: 09/08/2017

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