Thanks again to the Parrot Head Club of Tidewater

Why We Walk: Parrot Head or Parrothead is a commonly used nickname for fans of singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett. He is best known for his music, which often portrays an “island escapism” lifestyle. His musical hits include “Margaritaville”, “Come Monday” and “Five O’Clock Somewhere.”

TLD Tuesday: Learn how to get started

Grab your friends, family and co-workers and form a team. You don’t have to live in the same city or state — or even the same country! Don’t be nervous to ask others to get involved — you’ll be surprised how many people have been affected by Alzheimer’s and want to join the fight.

The Longest Day Tuesday with Christine Warfel

I’ve been asked to share the reason I am passionate about participating in The Longest Day. My immediate response is to say I do it to honor my parents who were both lost to younger onset Alzheimer’s. While that is true, it goes much deeper than that.

The Longest Day Tuesday: Participate in a way that works for you.

While teams are encouraged to participate on Monday, June 20, The Longest Day is a flexible event that can be held any day of the week, for any length of time. • If weekends work better, move your activity to Saturday or Sunday. You’ll still have access to the same fundraising tools and coaching. • Fit your activityContinue reading “The Longest Day Tuesday: Participate in a way that works for you.”

Why I Walk Wednesday with Hank Redman

I walk for all the husbands who, like me, are loving and caring for their wives who will never be the same. Together, we Walk to End Alzheimer’s, and individually, each of us is on a personal walk with this disease every day. My journey has taught me many things — mostly patience. Patience forContinue reading “Why I Walk Wednesday with Hank Redman”

Why I Walk Wednesday with Katie Stanley

I’m walking to honor my Grandma Sidonio who passed away from Alzheimer’s disease in 2012. She was a real spitfire, though not quite five feet tall, and lifelong New York resident. She used to say, “I may be small, but I am mighty, and girrrrl can I eat!” Speaking of which, she made the world’s bestContinue reading “Why I Walk Wednesday with Katie Stanley”