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Why I Walk Wednesday with Sarah Smith

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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Purple Passion Report #3 from AAIC


Another beautiful day in Toronto, CA…at least, between the hotel and the Convention Center it appears to be!

The “wear comfortable shoes” advice was certainly not a casual suggestion. 754 more words

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Purple Passion Report #2 from AAIC


Wow – am I learning a lot!

Depending on your role in the Association, you may already know these things. But I am finding out not just about AAIC specifically, but about our wonderful organization. 476 more words

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Purple Passion Report #1 from Toronto

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

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Fishing with Family on The Longest Day to #ENDALZ

The Longest Day is an event to raise funds and awareness for the Alzheimer’s Association. This unique event is held annually, on or near, the summer solstice. 1,221 more words

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Why I Walk Wednesday with Tiffany Elston

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

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Finding New Purpose: Life After Alzheimer's

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

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