Holiday Cheer Supports the Alzheimer’s Association

Bringing a Light of Hope: Mt. Airy Jennifer Johnson was walking through Lowe’s Home Improvement with her fiancé Mark Brown looking at Halloween decorations when they noticed a massive ornament walkway. It sparked a long-felt desire to bring a light display to the community. Within 30 minutes they had tapped their combined years of theater […]

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January Advocacy Event Kicks off 2021 Legislative Sessions

This January, advocates from all across the Tar Heel state will be coming together to prepare for another year in the fight to #ENDALZ. Please join us as we kick off new legislative sessions both in Raleigh and Washington D.C. This virtual event will outline our advocacy efforts as we look to secure policy wins […]

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Shine a Light on Alzheimer’s

All are invited to stand up to the darkness of Alzheimer’s this December by joining us for a special luminary lighting on the longest night of the year – the winter solstice. We’ll gather via Zoom to hear from a few friends and shine a light in honor of all those impacted by Alzheimer’s. Bring […]

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We Are ALZ In This Together

YOU can help us reach our Walk to End Alzheimer’s fundraising goal and receive an exclusive mask!  As we close out the year, let’s show everyone we are ALZ in this TOGETHER! Walkers who raise or donate an additional $35 for Walk to End Alzheimer’s will earn an ALZ mask — or raise $50+ to […]

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Giving Tuesday: Ways to Give

Created in response to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday (Dec. 1) is a global day of giving. Now in its ninth 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, December 1, #GivingTuesday, donate to the Alzheimer’s Association, and […]

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Positioning Alzheimer’s Related Policy in North Carolina After the Election

Alzheimer’s is an important issue impacting voters across the country, with seven in ten voters saying that they are more likely to vote for a candidate who supports policies to find Alzheimer’s treatments and a cure, improve care, and help caregivers. Join us as we navigate through the changed landscape of the election in the […]

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Show Your N.C. pride and Your Commitment #ENDALZ

Walk to End Alzheimer’s® looked different this year, but our supporters have truly stepped up across the state to keep fighting back against Alzheimer’s and all other dementia. We are so proud of North Carolina, and we can’t thank you enough for your support. The Association is keeping up the momentum and continuing to raise […]

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Daughter Inspired to Turn Mother’s Passions Into Action

Natarsha Nesbitt is one of the newest Alzheimer’s Ambassadors in North Carolina, a volunteer role that takes a leadership position in the advocacy arm of the Alzheimer’s Association. Ambassadors are assigned a member of Congress and lead a team of advocates in their voting district to share their stories in hopes of passing the Association’s […]

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Moving Mountains for Mom

“I know everyone thinks that their mom is special, but mom was truly one of a kind,” very emotionally shares Diane Beecher of Wilmington, North Carolina when speaking of her mother, Eileen. “She was the sweetest, most selfless person you have ever met!” Diane grew up in Bethesda, Maryland with her twin sister, Debbie, as […]

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Finding Joyful Moments in the Midst of Alzheimer’s Journey

Donia Schmiege remembers her mom as being “controlled and conservative… always staying in her lane.” She never wore ‘above-the-knee’ dresses or red lipstick. Donia laughs when she fails to find another word besides “bible thumper” to describe her kind and devoted mom, Mary. Her mom was always a leader in her community, teaching Sunday School […]

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