CHELSEA BLANDING – 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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AMY BAUMANN – 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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Small Town Remembering for Those Who Cannot

Have you ever experienced a difficult situation and then asked yourself, “Now what am I going to do?” That’s the very first thought that West End, N.C. resident, Katie Carpenter, experienced after learning of the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for her mother, Linda Carpenter. Receiving a diagnosis such as this is never easy. In fact, […]

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FRANK SUMMERS – 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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BRIANA MORRIS – 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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Not by Word, But by Deed

“I really do firmly, firmly believe that the success of a community is brought about by individuals who are able… everyone who is a capable member of society has a duty and an obligation to help those around you, whether they’re suffering mentally, physically, financially. Whatever it is to help lift everybody up and that’s […]

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Life with Alzheimer’s — Like a Bowl of Spaghetti

Life is like a bowl of spaghetti. Every once in a while, you get a meatball.  Sharon Creech If you ask any Italian grandmother, she will attest that her meatballs have a secret ingredient. Chances are, the ingredient they’re referring to is the love and attention that go into making them. Growing up in Massachusetts, […]

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David Moore Foundation to be honored at 2022 Charlotte Memory Gala

Katie and Duane Church, and their friend Jeff Ray, have a long history of support for missions dedicated to Alzheimer’s.  This passion led to their creation of the David Moore Foundation. Formed in 2019, the Foundation is a non-profit public charity with the mission of raising awareness and funds to support research and care of […]

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Keeping Faith and Fun Through Alzheimer’s Journey

“When you are a person of faith, you know and believe that God walks with us,” says Mike Queen of Wilmington, North Carolina. “God is with us in the celebration of life and the heartache of life…our faith didn’t change because of this diagnosis, and it won’t change as we go through it.” Mike Queen’s […]

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Father’s Work Ethic Lays the Foundation for Son’s Community Engagement

John Wesley Singleton, Sr. worked very hard most of his life.  “As long as I can remember he always had two jobs,” adds John Singleton, Jr.  of Kernersville, N.C. “He worked for a lock and key company in Philadelphia which is where we are from, and all four of my siblings were born.  Like a […]

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