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Joan's Story

Joan says we must all band together in the fight against Alzheimer's. She is professional caregiver with personal experience of how this disease impacts families.   


David's Story

David's grandma is wandering and wanting to "go home" to the place where she lived and raised her children over 30 years ago.  He likes to think she refers back to this time of her life because it's where most of her good memories took place. 


Lisa's Story

Alzheimer's disease has already claimed Lisa's mom, and now it is slowly taking away her sister. She will do whatever she can to help fight Alzheimer's.


Chuck's Story

After losing his brother-in-law to Alzheimer’s disease in 2001, Chuck whipped his body into shape and became a member of the Alzheimer's Association Team CARE (Conquering Alzheimer's Running Endeavor) that runs in the Chicago Marathon to raise funds for the Association's mission. 


Kate's Story

As Alzheimer's affects more and more people around Kate, she is spreading awareness and raising money for research and care by participating in her second Memory Walk. 


Kimberly's Story

Kimberly's caregiving odyssey inspired her to become an Alzheimer's advocate.


Erika's Story

Erika is a registered nurse and the manager of a dementia care unit in Wisconsin. While doing research for her dementia care training lecture, she became inspired and wrote a poem.    


Kay's Story

Volunteering at a respite care center in Oregon allows Kay to spend time with some wonderful people.


Linda Kay's Story

Read Linda Kay's touching tribute to her daddy, the reason she is an Alzheimer's advocate. She urges everyone to be as generous as they can in supporting the efforts to find the cure.


Nadia's Story

Nadia believes sharing each others stories is a good start toward a cure for Alzheimer's.   


Cynthia's Story

Cynthia cared for her mom and knows the struggle to find help. She says we should begin to think about our seniors. 


Sherry-lynn's Story

Take a listen to Sherry-lynn's "Edna's Song," a recording inspired by a "beautiful lady" she came to know while working in the healthcare field. 


 

Alzheimer's Association

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Formed in 1980, the Alzheimer's Association is the world's leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research.