Why I Walk
For me, 2016 marks ten years of volunteering with the Alzheimer’s Association and specifically, the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. I have witnessed lots of changes in those ten years. 255 more words
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Dear Alzheimer’s colleagues:
I’m here- in beautiful downtown Toronto- on the first full day of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference.
I wonder how many of you were like me… I knew AAIC existed, but it didn’t seem to have much to do with my day-to-day work at the Association. 445 more words
We walk in honor of my mom (Nana) who was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer’s three years ago at the age of 49.
We walk in support of my dad (Papa) and other caregivers out there that give so much of their time to care for those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias. 90 more words
By Tristan Fitzpatrick
Life changed for Joel and Nancy Johnson when Nancy was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2013. Since then, Nancy and Joel have made it their mission to share their story, advocate for a cure and support others facing the disease. 27 more words