Why I Walk Wednesday with Emily Anderson

For years, I’ve been watching Alzheimer’s take away someone very special to me. Grandma O’Neil is the women who taught me how to sass like no other and to dance like no one is watching. A hard-working woman who did everything she could to support her family, she is the reason I am volunteering and walking to end this terrible disease.

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

I Have Alzheimer’s website shows people with the disease they are not alone

In September, the Alzheimer’s Association launched I Have Alzheimer’s Disease, a new 23-page section of alz.org. This robust site offers information and tools to empower a growing group of individuals living in the early stage of Alzheimer’s or another dementia to live their best life for as long as possible. “The Association obtained input from peopleContinue reading “I Have Alzheimer’s website shows people with the disease they are not alone”

Why I Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Meghan Dalessandro participated in the Western Tidewater Walk to End Alzheimer’s® from Guam, where her husband is stationed! This man is my motivation. My Papa. Eugene L. New. Today would have been my papa’s birthday. Our first one without him….

Why I Walk to End Alzheimer’s

By Robin Sexauer This year will be very different as I am walking in memory of my father, Robert W. Sexauer.  For the past 10 years I have co-chaired the Yuk Yuk & Joe’s Restaurant Team with Kathleen Peirson on the Eastern Shore and walked in honor of my father with my dog, also known as his four-leggedContinue reading “Why I Walk to End Alzheimer’s”