I walk for all those who can’t and for those who can’t speak and for those who before long will find out their loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and I especially WALK for one beautiful woman in particular, my mom Doris May. In May 2014, my sweet mama was officially diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.Continue reading “Why I Walk Wednesday with Casey Bartley”
Why I Walk is a totally different reason today than it was 8 years ago when my true friend, mentor and Mom, Clara, was diagnosed with the onset of Alzheimer’s.
Sandra Parker, Breaking News Anchor with WVEC 13 News, tells you why she walks in the Walk To End Alzheimer’s. Sandra Parker is the M.C. for the South Hampton Roads Walk on Oct. 11 at Neptune Park. Join or start a team at alz.org/walk #Walk2EndAlz
I walk in honor of my mother, Linda (pictured with her grandchildren), who cared for Grama Helen as Alzheimer’s invaded their lives. And for my Aunt Donna, who cared for her mother, Gram Fuller (Francis) with love and compassion.
Karla’s husband was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s this summer. It came on very quickly, as a serious reaction to the anesthesia during a total knee replacement in March of this year. Her husband never completely recovered from the operation, and in June he was admitted to a secure unit in the nursing home section of the retirement community where they live.