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January 12, 2018
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Why coming up with a drug for Alzheimer's is so devilishly hard
January 12, 2018 - 1:36pm
November 13, 2017
File photo of Bill Gates. (Gabriella Demczuk/Copyright 2017 The New York Times)
Bill Gates joins the fight against Alzheimer's - and it's personal
November 13, 2017 - 12:10pm
October 2, 2017
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Walkers of all ages cross the starting line of the Alzheimer's Walk Saturday morning at Robbins Island in Willmar. Many sported their purple colors in honor of a loved one lost to Alzheimer's or dementia. The seventh annual event reportedly drew a record number of walkers with well over 550 participants and 39 teams. The walk brought in $54,000 on a goal of $68,000, according to organizers. People can still make a donation at and search Willmar, through December 31.
Alzheimer's Walk draws record number of walkers in Willmar
October 2, 2017 - 7:30am
July 11, 2016
Renita Thonvold, left, and Kathy Thonvold are co-facilitators of the Forget-Me-Knot Memory Cafe, opening this week to help people with dementia and their caregivers find support, information and friendship. Anne Polta/Tribune
Memory cafe to fill unmet social, emotional needs of dementia
July 11, 2016 - 11:48am
October 8, 2014
Willmar to host national speaker on aging, dementia
October 8, 2014 - 11:31pm
October 2, 2014
Floyd and Pat Tollefson are honorary co-chairs of the Willmar Area Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday at the Willmar Civic Center. Walkers have a goal of raising $89,500 for Alzheimer’s research and services. (Submitted photo)
Willmar walks to end Alzheimer’s Saturday
October 2, 2014 - 11:22pm
October 3, 2013
For middle-aged women, stress a factor in developing Alzheimer’s down the road
October 3, 2013 - 12:12am
September 25, 2013
Paul Setzepfandt, pictured during an interview Sept. 11, talks about his father’s experiences with Alzheimer’s. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

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Area family will represent the face of Alzheimer’s at annual fundraising walk
September 25, 2013 - 11:37pm
July 17, 2013
Memory decline may be earliest sign of dementia
July 17, 2013 - 12:41pm