The Path that Led to You

Robert Hahn was killing time after dropping his 15-year-old daughter off at the roller-skating rink on a Friday the 13th in May of 1983 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. What would typically be considered an unlucky day turned out to be where two paths that had been so close in proximity were about to finally meet and begin […]

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Serving Up Passion in the Fight to ENDALZ

Have you ever been to a restaurant and watched in amazement as the server carefully balances a tray of several drinks, poured to the rim in delicate glasses, along with an entire family’s piping hot meals and perhaps, even, a basket of bread for the next table? Beverly Maurice, a lively, purple-haired gal from Statesville, […]

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Love is Never Lost in Translation

A Korean War veteran who earned two purple hearts, U.S. Sergeant First Class Francisco Muniz, was equally known for his fierce commitment to his family and quick-witted sense of humor. After serving eight years in the U.S. Army, Francisco became a mechanic for big rig diesel trucks as well as a truck driver until he […]

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Grandmother’s Impact Provides Purpose for Local Executive

“Grandma Rose lived with us while we were kids,” shares Scott Horowitz of Burlington, North Carolina.  “Both of our parents worked, so she helped take care of us.” Rose was one of those individuals who never seemed to stop when it came to taking care of her family. From cleaning out the garage to working […]

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Mt. Airy Veteran’s Family Rallies the Troops

“I’m proud to be the daughter of a dad who in spite of what he had to face in the military — fighting the fires with the jets [during the Korean War] — he’s a hero to me,” proclaims Tammy Wiles of King, North Carolina. James Henry Creasy, aka Papa Creasy, is now 90 years […]

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Bankers Life helping knock one out of the park for Alzheimer’s Awareness

As the baseball great Jackie Robinson said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Scott Cole, a former college baseball player and Bankers Life Branch Sales Manager in Greensboro, N.C., is taking Jackie’s advice to heart by helping increase awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. Bankers Life has had a […]

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Life’s a Dance

Singer John Michael Montgomery has lyrics that read, “Life’s a dance you learn as you go. Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.” And in the life of Louise “Wheezy” Holloway Glover, nothing could have been truer. Mother of Charlotte radio show host, Ramona Holloway, Wheezy was a local legend (now international thanks to TikTok) who […]

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JANELI MCNEAL – National Volunteer Week 2022 Spotlight

We are endlessly grateful to our volunteers for giving their time to better the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our volunteers are truly the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina. In honor of National Volunteer Week 2022, we’ll be spotlighting a different volunteer from our Chapter each day. Today […]

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JAKE SELLERS – National Volunteer Week 2022 Spotlight

We are endlessly grateful to our volunteers for giving their time to better the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our volunteers are truly the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina. In honor of National Volunteer Week 2022, we’ll be spotlighting a different volunteer from our Chapter each day. Today […]

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VERONICA TAYLOR WILLIAMS – National Volunteer Week 2022 Spotlight

We are endlessly grateful to our volunteers for giving their time to better the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our volunteers are truly the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina. In honor of National Volunteer Week 2022, we’ll be spotlighting a different volunteer from our Chapter each day. Today […]

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