• Casino Night

    Back by Popular Demand!

    Join us for the "Roll for a Reason" Gala
    and help raise funds to fight dementia!

    Saturday, November 12th, 2016
    Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

    J. Verno Studios
    3030 Jane Street,
    Pittsburgh, PA 15203

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    A Clear Thoughts Update
    Continuing the fight

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  • Stories About Dementia

    Stories About Dementia

    "I only hope that she knows deep in her heart and soul that she was and IS still the best mother a daughter could ever have."

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  • 2016 Research Grant

    2016 Research Grant

    CTF is awarding a $50,000 grant to The Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (PIND). Specifically, the grant will go to Dr. Amantha Thathiah, for the application entitled “Role of GPCRs in Alzheimer’s Disease”. Her proposal on translating the genetics of neurodegenerative disorders into therapeutic strategies aligns with the goals and mission of CTF. After extensive review and gaining a better understanding of her research objectives, the CTF board of directors agreed that her application was most promising in providing valuable knowledge in the area of Alzheimer’s research which in turn, we believe, can further the treatment of all dementias. The research grant will be presented at our Roll for a Reason Gala on November 12th, 2016.

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What Is Dementia?

Dementia is a loss of cognitive ability that is severe enough to interfere with daily life. Dementia is not a specific disease. It is a descriptive term for a collection of symptoms that can be caused...

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Stories

There is not a more powerful way for us to convey what inspires our mission to fund dementia medication research than to share our stories and to hear yours. The damaging effects of dementia become mo...

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Statistics

About 5-7% of the population over 60 years of age have dementia worldwide. It was estimated that 35.6 million people lived with dementia worldwide in 2010, with numbers expected to almost double every...

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