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November 2012 Newsletter

 

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

In the United States, the month of November is distinguished as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.  Throughout the month, advocates raise awareness, families honor loved ones who lost the battle to the disease, sponsors hope to raise additional funds, and some families might mark milestones as they care for those living with the condition.  November is the time to focus on Alzheimer’s so that we can move towards a cure, writes Derek Jones, a … Read the rest »

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April 2012 News

Writer laments that his mom no longer knows who he is

It is so surprising, but it is almost inevitable.  Chuck Gomez wrote that he would never forget the moment when he realized his mother no longer knew who he was.  Gomez, a playwright and former Emmy Award-winning television news journalist, called that event a devastating reality.  While he knows it is bound to happen to every child of a parent with Alzheimer’s, he could not believe that it was … Read the rest »

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