I am writing this on behalf of my brother Revell Milliner. He was often too shy to use his voice. He cannot speak today because a dementia-like illness took his life in 2007.
I’m very proud to walk in RHYTHM with my purple DRUMs during numerous Alzheimer’s Association Southeastern Virginia Chapter Walks. These beautiful, light, and inviting drums create JOY and SMILES with just a gentle tap of the finger or hands … anyone can play a drum!
WEDNESDAY – Well, all good things must come to an end. I’m pointing my purple sneakers south and heading back to Virginia.
I’m here- in beautiful downtown Toronto- on the first full day of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.
I walk in honor of my wife, Sharon, who was stricken with Younger Onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2007. Her mother and a mother’s brother died from this rare form of dementia that robs active, productive people of their memory and abilities as young as their forties— or even earlier.
The Longest Day Festival (June 17–20) The Longest Day Festival and Walking Tour Multiple Locations (less than a mile) The Longest Day Festival Monday, June 20 is the longest day of the year and the first official day of summer. It’s also the day the Alzheimer’s Association chooses to raise awareness and financial support forContinue reading “The Longest Day Festival”
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.
STATEMENT: RE: RONALD REAGAN MOVIE APRIL 29, 2016 CONTACT: Alzheimer’s Association, 312.335.4078, firstname.lastname@example.org 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”
Conducted annually, the Hampton Roads VOLUNTEER Achievement Awards recognize the region’s most outstanding volunteers based on their length of service, initiative and impact on the community. These men, women and youth have inspiring stories that encourage others to serve. This year our volunteer Robert Fanning will be among the honorees.
Don’t have a whole lot of time outside of work to raise money for The Longest Day? Not a problem, here are some great ideas that you can do while you are at work.