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Edson family commits $10 million to advance specialty memory care services at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute

09/22/2020

Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation has received a $10 million charitable investment from the family of the late J. Orin Edson for innovative dementia care and caregiver support for patients and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders. 

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Real estate: Real power to leave your legacy

09/01/2020

With the current state of the real estate market, there is no better time to think about philanthropic options. Real estate often comprises more of our individual personal wealth than do stocks, bonds or outright cash. Imagine the good that those dollars could do for Banner Health Foundation or Banner Alzheimer’s Foundation.

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Shop and donate at Bashas’ this month to help children fighting cancer

09/01/2020

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, help end childhood cancer by making a donation at the register at any metro-Phoenix Bashas’ store.

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COVID-19 impacting youth mental health

09/01/2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, young people are struggling with unprecedented disruption to their daily lives and routines due to home isolation, almost complete loss of structured activities, and school closures—raising concerns among health experts and pediatricians about their mental health.

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Converting to telemedicine in the era of COVID-19

08/04/2020

When the new coronavirus known as COVID-19 landed in the United States in early 2020, its first victims seemed to be older Americans living in nursing homes and assisted living settings. The realization that seniors, especially those with underlying health conditions, were highly susceptible to the worst effects of the virus was an alarm bell for the medical team at Banner Alzheimer’s Institute.

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