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Alzheimer's Association Partners with Philanthropist in Fundraiser

In 2010, Scott Robarge founded Another8, a recruiting consultancy that helps meet the talent-acquisition goals of early- to mid-stage technology companies. Outside of his professional achievements, Scott Robarge is an active supporter of charitable organizations, and donates to the Alzheimer’s Association, the country’s premier voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. 118 more words

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My Un-Saintly Reality: A Caregiver’s Perspective

By Juanita Wellington

I am a caregiver for my husband, Bob, who has early stage Alzheimer’s disease.  I am not a peripheral actor in this disease, eventually it will take over my life nearly as much as it will Bob’s. 554 more words


Creating a Memorable Dementia-Friendly Movie Experience

For months, our Kansas City Movies and Memory team has been working on creating a memorable dementia-friendly movie experience and film series. Ron and I were so lucky to partner with the Heart of America Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, the Kansas City Public Library, and the Kansas City FilmFest. 439 more words


Why I Walk Wednesday with Stephen Opitz

I’m walking in honor and memory of my grandfather, Robert  Painter, to help reclaim the future for millions. My grandfather was a brilliant man who unfortunately lost his battle with Alzheimer’s three years ago. 144 more words

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Launching Rockets for The Longest Day

Trevor Leggette is launching model rockets to help #ENDALZ.

For The Longest Day 2016 campaign, Trevor’s Altitude for Alzheimer’s team raised $2,555.00. He has already registered his team for the 2017 campaign and, as a member of the South Eastern Virginia Rocketry Association (SEVRA), he works on honing his skills by participating in the club’s twice monthly launches. 135 more words

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More Alike Than Different

Maybe you’ve seen the iPhone commercial featuring Maya Angelou reciting her beautiful poem, “Human Family.” Some people seem to think that the use of the poem to sell iPhones somehow diminishes the poem. 681 more words


Volunteer Spotlight - Allen Perry

Allen has dedicated the past 10 years to building the Virginia Beach Project Lifesaver Program. This is the largest program of its kind in the nation, having grown from serving 30 clients to over 340 clients today. 196 more words

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