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August 16, 2017: WCAX 'Help for families dealing with Alzheimer's disease'
http://www.wcax.com/content/news/Help-for-families-dealing-with-Alzheimers-disease-440782183.html


July 20, 2017: The Charlotte Citizen 'Tracey Brown: Walking to remember those who can't'

http://www.thecitizenvt.com/2017/07/20/tracey-brown-walking-remember-cant/

 
June 21, 2017: WPTZ 'Longest Day Rally honors those who care for loved ones with Alzheimer's'
http://www.mynbc5.com/article/longest-day-rally-honors-those-who-care-for-loved-ones-with-alzheimer-s/10205370 
 
June 15, 2017: WPTZ 'Man raises awareness for Alzheimer's through mother's story'
http://www.mynbc5.com/article/man-raises-awareness-for-alzheimers-through-mothers-story/10029893


June 8, 2017: Hemmings announces fundraising effort on behalf of Alzheimer's Association - Bennington Banner

By Cherise Madigan

BENNINGTON — For those living with Alzheimer's or dementia, every day can feel like the longest day of the year.

That is the message that the Vermont Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, in conjunction with Bennington's Hemmings Motor News, hopes to convey with their fundraising effort The Longest Day this summer.

"The Longest Day references the summer solstice, but we also use it symbolically to emphasize that for those living with Alzheimer's and their caregivers, every day is the longest day," said Jane Mitchell, development director for the Vermont Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association. "What people do is take something that they love, or something that a loved one with the disease enjoyed, and create an event around it."

The summer solstice, on June 21, is the longest day of the year and occurs when the sun is directly above the Tropic of Cancer. In support of the Alzheimer's Association, Hemmings will dedicate their June cruise-in events as part of their fundraising and awareness activities for The Longest Day.

Click here to read the entire article.

June 4, 2017: Burlington Free Press covers Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month in special section

Sunday’s Burlington Free Press featured a special section highlighting Alzheimer’s and related dementias in Vermont. The section brings attention to those living with the disease, caring for a loved one, and others advocating for the cause across the state. Be sure to pick up a copy or click the link for a digitized version. Hometown papers will share this on Friday, June 9. Special thank you to Free Press Media for this wonderful partnership.

Click here to read the special section which was published in the Burlington Free Press and watch for it in your Hometown papers on Friday, June 9.

 


 

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