I’m walking in honor and memory of my grandfather to help reclaim the future for millions. My grandfather was a brilliant man who unfortunately lost his battle with Alzheimer’s four years ago this July. By participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, I’m committed to raising awareness and funds for Alzheimer’sContinue reading “Why I Walk with Stephen Opitz”
Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Association
Volunteer Spotlight: Sharon Babbs
Sharon has been a volunteer with the Alzheimer’s Association for about 16 years. She lost her mother to Alzheimer’s 15 years ago, so she knows firsthand what it means to be a family caregiver. She knew she wanted to become involved with the Association in some capacity, so 18 years ago Sharon participated in whatContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Sharon Babbs”
Volunteer Spotlight: Sally McClatchy
Sally McClatchy is an extraordinary volunteer for the Southeastern Virginia Chapter. Sally serves as a co-facilitator our Norfolk Peers & Partners early stage support groups, an office volunteer, a community educator. Sally regularly shares with staff and fellow volunteers that her work with the Alzheimer’s Association is her passion and she loves to be aContinue reading “Volunteer Spotlight: Sally McClatchy”
Join us for A Day for Caregivers!
The Alzheimer’s Association will host A Day for Caregivers Conference on June 20 in Hampton and June 22 in Franklin. The day-long conference is designed to provide family and professional caregivers with information and tools to enhance their skill sets and help them become more effective in their role. This year we are excited toContinue reading “Join us for A Day for Caregivers!”
Volunteer Spotlight: Micah Hunt
Micah first got involved with the Alzheimer’s Association in 2013 when he worked for Eagle Medical Transports, a proud sponsor of the Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Why I Walk Wednesday with Tiffany Elston
We walk in honor of my mom (Nana) who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s three years ago at the age of 49.
Thanks to The Longest Day participants
You did it! Thousands of teams raised millions to fight Alzheimer’s today. THANK YOU for your tireless efforts. As the sun sets on The Longest Day, we have hope for a world without Alzheimer’s! Here in no certain order our some of the people that participated in The Longest Day in Southeastern Virginia to help #ENDALZ
Purple Classics: A Cause-Marketing Strategic Partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association
For every CD purchase or album download through June 23, 2017, Naxos will donate 50 cents to the Association, and for every album sold on iTunes or streamed on Apple Music, Naxos will donate $5.60, with a minimum donation of $25,000 to help fight Alzheimer’s disease.
Know The 10 Signs
If you or someone you care about is experiencing any of the 10 warning signs, please see a doctor to find the cause. Early diagnosis gives you a chance to seek treatment and plan your future. The Alzheimer’s Association can help.
Alzheimer’s Association Releases Statement on Reagan Movie
STATEMENT: RE: RONALD REAGAN MOVIE APRIL 29, 2016 CONTACT: Alzheimer’s Association, 312.335.4078, email@example.com You can attribute this text to Harry Johns, Alzheimer’s Association president and CEO. “The Alzheimer’s Association is appalled that anyone would plan to develop a film that satirizes an individual living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Would filmmakers consider using a fatalContinue reading “Alzheimer’s Association Releases Statement on Reagan Movie”