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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Fayetteville Woodpeckers Painting the Park Purple for Alzheimer’s for Third Year

The Alzheimer’s Association – Eastern North Chapter is teaming up with the Fayetteville Woodpeckers for Paint the Park Purple — Alzheimer’s Awareness Night for the third year. Friday, August 12Segra Stadium Proceeds from Paint the Park Purple will support the Association’s 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Fayetteville taking place on October 29 —to raise […]

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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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Picture a world without Alzheimer’s

The dates are set for the 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s events across North Carolina this fall! The Alzheimer’s Association invites you to picture a world without Alzheimer’s by registering today and kickstarting your Walk efforts!  All registered walkers who raise or self-donate $25+ will earn a free Walk to End Alzheimer’s magnetic photo frame.  […]

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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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Activities taking place across North Carolina for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June activities to support 180,000 North Carolina residents living with Alzheimer’s disease This June, during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association chapters in North Carolina are hosting activities statewide to elevate the conversation on the impact of Alzheimer’s disease. Established by the Alzheimer’s Association in 2014, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is dedicated […]

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North Carolina Advocates travel to Capitol Hill

On May 17, a small group of advocates from across North Carolina visited Capitol Hill to ask for Congressional support for key policies during the 2022 Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Advocacy Forum. Advocates from all 50 states came together in Washington to meet with their federal legislators to urge support of critical, bipartisan policies to help […]

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