Passion and Perseverance provide hope in one n.C. town

“Anything is possible if you have enough nerve,” once said British author and Harry Potter creator JK Rowling.  Allison Hemrick, Community Outreach Provider for Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care of Mt. Airy, NC, tends to agree as it relates to her journey thus far in heightening the awareness of Alzheimer’s and other forms of […]

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Association launching ask the expert series in N.C.

The Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina is launching a new interactive series, Ask The Experts, that brings together healthcare providers and dementia caregivers. Each Ask The Experts conversation will take place on Facebook Live and allow opportunity for participants to ask questions during the live event. Each event will have a different topic, starting with: […]

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Gastonia Family has many flowers in their garden

When Cindy Welch looks to Walk day, she pinpoints the Promise Garden as her favorite element. Through colored flowers, the Promise Garden represents the diverse reasons participants have gathered to participate. She always loves the visual of all the community’s flowers joining together. Cindy takes her flower home and proudly displays it in front of […]

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Michele honors father on this unprecedented Father’s Day

Michele Cook of Huntersville, N.C. began her collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association roughly 20 years ago in Michigan when a colleague in the senior care industry suggested she join her team and help fundraise for the new local Walk to End Alzheimer’s. Fast forwarding to the present, Michele has worn many professional hats, but has […]

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