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“Clearly I didn’t think dementia would apply to me. I was too young. I was just tired.” 

Roberta Ferguson was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2016. 297 more words


In Theory, Practice, Life

In Theory

“My eighty-nine-year-old mother was shoving furniture around yesterday, using her superhuman strength.”

I was presenting to a group of docents at the Taft Museum, in training for… 2,061 more words

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease through Biophysics Research

September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day. Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, from which 47 million people worldwide suffer. It affects memory, thinking, orientation, comprehension, calculation, learning capacity, language, and judgement.  2,244 more words

Biophysical Society

Why I Walk with Stephen Opitz

I’m walking in honor and memory of my grandfather to help reclaim the future for millions. My grandfather was a brilliant man who unfortunately lost his battle with Alzheimer’s four years ago this July. 189 more words

WBZ Cares: Alzheimer's Association Helps Fund Experimental Medical Procedure

BOSTON (CBS) – Each month, WBZ Cares highlights a worthy non-profit organization and tells the story of what that organization does for the community.

This month, WBZ Cares profiles the… 400 more words



A check for fifty thousand dollars was presented to the Alzheimer’s Association by Warren Waugh of Lyon-Waugh Auto Group and Mayor Sefatia Monday evening. Held at the Beauport Hotel, the check-presenting event celebrated the donations raised from the Bluefin Blowout Tournament’s live auction, silent auction, and from a percentage of the tournament’s daily jackpot. 160 more words


VIDEO: Senior Center Holds Alzheimer's Association Fundraiser

WILMINGTON, MA — On Thursday, September 14, the Wilmington Senior Center held a “Root Beer Float Day” to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Wilmington Community Television was on hand to record the event.   134 more words