logo_bg We Can Cure Alzheimer's Now

Together, we can prevent Alzheimer’s by 2020.

Turn up the volume, Florida.

We have the technology. Will we make the commitment?

Working together, we CAN prevent Alzheimer’s by 2020.

We CAN Florida is a statewide campaign presented as a public service by a partnership of researchers, healthcare providers, communicators and caregivers. Our goal is to advance public awareness of the enormous impact of Alzheimer’s disease on the state of Florida, and that a cure is possible.

“We C.A.N.” means “We can Cure Alzheimer’s Now.”

By leveraging the influence of our development partners, researchers, community care organizations and the media, we plan to reach millions.

Our goals are ambitious, but by no means unattainable. First, we want to make major advancements in public awareness of –

Going beyond mere awareness, we will also drive support to community care organizations throughout the state and provide an information resource for patients and their families, caregivers, medical professionals, researchers and legislators. And finally, we want to encourage more state government funding of Alzheimer’s research.

Along with our development partners throughout Florida, we encourage you to visit this site often, and to turn up the volume. Together, we can Cure Alzheimer’s Now.

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute CEO Dave Morgan, PhD and Medical Director Amanda Smith, MD cut the ribbon to introduce the Institute's new Mobile Memory Research Suite, making the Institute the first academic research facility in the state with a mobile clinical trials unit dedicated to finding new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.

Steve Smith and Susan Hicks in the We CAN booth at the Florida Conference On Aging, August 12-14. The FCOA is presented annually by the Florida Dept. of Elder Affairs and the Florida Association of Aging Services Providers.

AAF-Suncoast brings the We CAN campaign to the Chamber Expo 2012 - presented by the Greater Sarasota and Manatee Chambers of Commerce. In the We CAN booth (L-R): AAF-Suncoast Membership Chair Judy Firek, president Matthew Anderson and Karen Cadou of WWSB-TV.