Local N.C. Teams Pound Out Alzheimer’s This June

POUND® Fitness is a global team partner with The Alzheimer’s Association and The Longest Day — the day of the year with the most light. People from across the world are fighting the darkness of Alzheimer’s through a variety of activities. Two such POUND® events are taking place in North Carolina this year and you […]

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Father’s Day To the Tune of Disney

First, the Parillas moved to Southport, North Carolina from New York after Bill and his wife snagged a plot of land for ‘pennies’ on the water. Then, one-by-one, their three adult children and their families relocated to the Wilmington area. That was more than 20 years ago, and as much as they all love the […]

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Recordings Available For 3-Part Series On Navigating a Dementia Diagnosis

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina earlier this year, this virtual three-part series provides practical answers to the questions that […]

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Professional Baker Plans Live Stream for the Longest Day

Individuals pledge their support to the Alzheimer’s Association for a variety of reasons — many because a loved one has been diagnosed, others because they have lost someone to the disease, and some because they are living with dementia. But possibly, the most overlooked group are those that do not have a direct connection, but […]

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Taking PRIDE in Healthy Living

UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED – LOOKING FORWARD TO BRINGING YOU OTHER OPPORTUNITIES AGAIN SOON. TO BE UPDATED ON SIMILAR PROGRAMS IN THE FUTURE, EMAIL US. For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle […]

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Onslow County Resident Follows Her Heart To Make a Difference

As far back as Anita can remember, her father Leslie L. Selby (Les) was always busy “tinkering with something” or helping others, likely by also tinkering with their “somethings.” Her parents owned a 40-acre farm in Michigan, half leased for crops and half filled with fruit trees, farm animals, and a house that was built […]

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Sister Chapter Hosts Virtual Program in Pursuit of Health Equity

North Carolina residents are invited to join our sister chapter, the Alzheimer’s Association, Dallas and Northeast Texas Chapter, in partnership with Black Nurses Rock, Incorporated Tyler Texas as we discuss “Pursuing Health Equity in Alzheimer’s and All Other Dementias” featuring Dr. Carl Hill, Chief Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Officer for the Alzheimer’s Association. The webinar […]

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An A-MAY-ZING Walk Challege

Our cup is overflowing because of the generosity of our Walkers across North Carolina have shown toward our mission. We cannot achieve our mission without each of you that have poured yourselves into supporting the fight to end Alzheimer’s. We are now only four months away from our first Walk Day of the 2021 season, […]

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2021 Memory Gala Silent Auction now live

The Alzheimer’s Association will host its annual Memory Gala Friday, May 21.  The event is a memorable night in the fight against a disease that erases such moments.  Proceeds provide opportunities critical to fighting Alzheimer’s disease by raising funds for research and local support services. The virtually delivered and professionally produced program will include powerful […]

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Advocacy Teams Take On Alzheimer’s Advocacy Forum

This May, advocates from across the country will join together online to share their stories and request that Congress make Alzheimer’s a legislative priority at the 2021 Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Advocacy Forum. While this year’s event may look and feel a bit different in front of a computer instead of in a sea of purple […]

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