• CTF Night at PNC Park

    CTF and Pittsburgh Pirates

    Come join CTF and the Buccos on Wednesday, June 28th, 7 pm CTF will host a special night at PNC Park to raise awareness of dementia. A portion of each ticket sale will benefit CTF. Buy tickets now!

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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 was awarded at our Roll for a Reason Gala on November 12, 2016.

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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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  • Casino Night

    2017 Roll for a Reason Gala

    Roll for a Reason Gala is CTF’s biggest fundraiser of the year, held on November 11, 2017! You won’t want to miss this year’s Monte Carlo
    Casino Night held at J. Verno Studios in the South Side (3030 Jane St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203). This will be a fantastic evening of food, spirits, music, auction items and more!

    Gala tickets will be available for purchase July 1st.

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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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