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Fastnacht Day

Yesterday I drove up to York, PA for the annual Husson fastnacht-making day. Normally, this would happen around Fat Tuesday. However, it was delayed a few weeks so that my Aunt from Hawaii could make it. 182 more words

How to raise your first $100.00

It’s time to get your fundraising efforts moving! Here are 5 ideas to help you raise your first $100 for The Longest Day.

  1. Post a link to your fundraising page on Facebook and tag 10 friends, asking them each to donate $10.00.
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pre-diagnosis blues

Stuck in this never-never land of no diagnosis…I know something is terribly wrong…doctors are starting to listen to me, as I can point to the late credit card fees…and the week I missed teaching because I was too confused. 550 more words

New Numbers Show Increased Stress on Caregivers

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A new Alzheimer’s Association Report shows the growing cost and impact of Alzheimer’s Disease on families and the economy.

There are 110 thousand Missourians now living with Alzheimer’s, and 314 thousand caregivers providing 358 million hours of unpaid care which the reports value at $4.5 billion. 96 more words


The Longest Day: Start an anywhere team!

You can live anywhere and participate in The Longest Day. Join with friends and family across the country — or even the world — and form a team that is active from multiple locations. 154 more words

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Volunteer Spotlight: Joyce Tribble

Joyce Tribble walked into the Norfolk office one day in 2011 and asked if we ever needed volunteers in the office. Joyce’s husband, Sonny, had Alzheimer’s and had died a little more than a year before she came in. 216 more words

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