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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Contact: Angela L. Yu
Media Relations Manager
(518) 271-5045


TROY, N.Y. -- Eddy Alzheimer's Services, a service of The Eddy not-for-profit network of senior services, will hold the "2011 River of Life Boat Cruise & Dinner Dance," Wednesday, Sept. 22, 6 - 9 p.m. (boarding begins at 5:30 p.m.), aboard the Captain JP, Front Street, Troy.

Assemblyman Ronald Canestrari and Cohoes Mayor John T. McDonald, III, will serve as honorary co-chairs. The evening will feature a scrumptious buffet dinner with cash bar and a silent auction, followed by a sunset cruise sailing along the Hudson River at dusk, with live music and dancing.

Proceeds will benefit support community programs and support services provided by Eddy Alzheimer's Services at Marjorie Doyle Rockwell Center in Cohoes, and Eddy Alzheimer's Center at Hawthorne Ridge in East Greenbush. Tickets are $85 per person. For more information or to attend, please contact the Northeast Health Foundation at (518) 271-5032.

Eddy Alzheimer's Services offers patient-centered care to individuals and families living with memory loss in the greater Capital Region, including residential care, adult day care, educational and outreach programs, and even dementia training for professional healthcare workers across the state.

Eddy Alzheimer's Services is a service of The Eddy and a member of Northeast Health, a regional, comprehensive not-for-profit network of healthcare, supportive housing and community services comprised of The Eddy, Albany Memorial Hospital, Samaritan Hospital and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. For more information, please visit

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