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4 Dec

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Patton High School Raises Over $1000 For Ryan Blaney Family Foundation

Patton High School located in Morgantown, NC, held an Alzheimer’s Awareness night in conjunction with the Ryan Blaney Family Foundation on Thursday, November 30th, during their boy’s and girl’s varsity basketball games. When boy’s head coach, Dennis Brittain, reached out regarding an Alzheimer’s night, we were eager to be a part of it. Community events such as these have been on our on radar for some time, as we’re hoping to attend more events such as these to get word out in different communities about the two brain health causes that mean so much to us. Patton High sold 50/50 […]

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9 Nov

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RBFF Visits Phoenix Memory Care Center to Deliver Smile Boxes

The Ryan Blaney Family Foundation visited the memory care facility, BridgeWater at Avondale in Avondale, AZ, prior to the NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race. The RBFF stopped by to visit with the residents during their Friday Happy Hour! BridgeWater kicks off their weekend by having a Happy Hour, full of fun, dancing and socialization! Some members from the RBFF got to enjoy the party with the residents. Most importantly, the RBFF dropped off Smile Boxes for all 23 of the memory care residents. Smile Boxes are a RBFF program that provides boxes full of comfort items for Alzheimer’s and other […]

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19 Oct

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Alzheimer’s Association Applauds CMS Decision to Cover PET Imaging for Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnosis

A valuable Alzheimer’s disease diagnostic tool will now be more accessible across the country thanks to a policy change today by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Alzheimer’s Association applauds CMS for taking action to expand coverage of brain amyloid positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. In issuing its new policy, CMS said the specific details of the coverage will be made by the Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs). The Alzheimer’s Association urges the MACs to quickly implement broad and equitable coverage for all Medicare beneficiaries.

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