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The work of volunteers is critical to achieving our vision of a world without Alzheimer’s disease. Read the stories of some of our Star Volunteers below.
I walk in honor of my in-laws and in memory of my husband’s grandmother. I watched my in-laws care for his grandmother in their home & then in a nursing center.
My experiences with Alzheimer's disease began when I was 12 years old. My grandmother was just diagnosed and I remember it was very scary for me at that time.
My husband was diagnosed with Lewy body dementia and I was his only caregiver for several years.
As a Long-Term Care Provider I’ve seen over a thousand Eastern Kentuckians pass away from Alzheimer’s and also lost my grandmother & great uncle to Alzheimer’s.
My primary inspiration is my mom who passed from Alzheimer’s and her mother as well, along with her brother who developed dementia.
My mother had Alzheimer’s disease & died 2 years ago. I learned from our support group & the Alzheimer's Association what to expect as her disease progressed.
We lost out grandmother to Alzheimer’s & wanted to do something to always remember her as well as do our part to find a cure for this disease.
My mother has dementia and I accept the challenge to help others become aware of and raise money to find a cure for this dreadful disease.
My mother, Clara Muller, lost her life to Alzheimer’s disease in 2008. Before Alzheimer’s started affecting her, she was full of life and energy.
My decision to become a Community Educator is two-fold. I had a family member with Alzheimer’s and did not understand the change in her behavior.
My husband’s mother passed away from Alzheimer’s and it seemed a natural fit to volunteer for my local Alzheimer's Association.
I’m involved with the organization to honor the memory of my mom, Genevieve. My family’s journey with her through Alzheimer’s was incredibly painful.
I didn’t have much knowledge of dementia before my mother’s diagnosis. The Association became a great source of information and support.
We worry about what the future may hold for our children and grandchildren as both sides of our family have a history of Alzheimer’s disease.
My mother was diagnosed with this devastating disease in the early 1990's. I remember calling our local chapter and they calmed my fears & provided hope.
We support the fight to end Alzheimer’s because of the impact the disease has had on our family.
My father passed in 2014 with this devastating disease. The goal is to continue to bring awareness, impart knowledge, and support a cause for a cure.
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