GivingTuesday 2022: Ways to Give

Created in response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday (November 29) is a global day of giving. Now in its 11th year, #GivingTuesday is a day for families, businesses, communities, students and others to come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and GIVE. On Tuesday, November 29, #GivingTuesday, donate to the Alzheimer’s Association, and […]

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We Are Grateful For You

On behalf of the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina — our Board of Directors, staff, and the Alzheimer’s community in our noble state, we want to wish you and yours well this Thanksgiving. We hope the essence of this season provides a time to reflect upon all for which we are are grateful. Those of us […]

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Thank You 2022 Eastern North Carolina Chapter Walk Sponsors

Many thanks for the generous support from our local sponsors of the 2022 Walk To End Alzheimer’s® events! Local sponsors of Walk to End Alzheimer’s have a unique opportunity to impact the success of our event while displaying commitment to the local community. We are grateful for all returning and new sponsors, whose support allows […]

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Thank You our 2022 Western Carolina Chapter Walk Sponsors

Many thanks for the generous support from our local sponsors of the 2022 Walk To End Alzheimer’s® events! Local sponsors of Walk to End Alzheimer’s have a unique opportunity to impact the success of our event while displaying commitment to the local community. We are grateful for all returning and new sponsors, whose support allows […]

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North Carolina Legislative Update – November 2022

Advocates across North Carolina have been hard at work on state and federal levels to bolster policy priorities and access for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias from a public health perspective.  State Advocacy Progress Alzheimer’s and other dementia have a growing impact on state health systems, budgets, and workforces. By 2050, the number of Americans […]

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All In the Family: North Carolina Daughter Walks for Her Father and Siblings

The giver’s daughter For as long as Naomi Randolph could remember, her father, Richard Randolph was a giver. “My father taught us about giving…give and keep on giving. He led by example because he was always helping someone in the community.” Richard’s example resonated with Naomi and her thirteen brothers and sisters. This would be […]

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One Family’s Mantra — “Just Keep Swimming”

“I remember it like it was yesterday. Of course, I don’t really remember yesterday all that well.” ~  Dory, “finding nemo” When the Disney produced “Finding Nemo” hit the movie theaters almost twenty years ago, it was Dory, the spunky, distracted blue fish who taught us all, in the face of adversity, to “just keep […]

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Lessons in Dignity

“Dignity is as essential to human life as water, food, and oxygen. The stubborn retention of it, even in the face of extreme physical hardship, can hold a man’s soul in his body long past the point at which the body should have surrendered it.” Laura Hillenbrand “Dad was one of the most selfless people […]

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Carrying Forward the Essence of Mom and Dad

“Lander and Dot were absolutely two people who instilled in me that you always work in your community,” begins their son Mark Bumgarner, executive director of Catawba County’s United Way. “You keep doing your work to make things better for everybody.” Mark shares that growing up he tagged along with his dad who helped with […]

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No Maters or Taters: A Recipe of Caregiving

Arriving at the Scothurst Golf Course in Raeford, N.C. a little after 8 a.m. on April 30, 2022, the car of Maxine Jones was full of freshly prepared breakfast items for the inaugural Belton’s Golf to End Alzheimer’s Tournament. Her three sons, their spouses, twelve grandchildren, and nineteen great grandchildren were among those who helped […]

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