Why I Walk Wednesday with Becky Watson

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!

Why I Walk Wednesday with John Broadwater

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

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 for […]

Alzheimer’s Association Releases Statement on Reagan Movie

STATEMENT: RE: RONALD REAGAN MOVIE APRIL 29, 2016 CONTACT: Alzheimer’s Association, 312.335.4078, media@alz.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 fatal […]

Volunteer Hampton Roads honors ALZSEVA Volunteer

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.