ALZ Advocacy: Why It Matters And Where to Start

As we begin our work to prepare for the 2022 legislative session at the state-level, and with our efforts to engage our federal Members of Congress on legislation impacting Americans with dementia in full swing, now is the perfect time to learn more about what you can do to get involved in our legislative advocacy […]

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The Importance of Safe Spaces

In this year and a half of isolation, ‘quarantine pods’, fear and misinformation, it has become especially important to identify safe spaces in your life. For some, that is a physical space to call your own. For others, it could be a particularly calming person. For yet others, memories of past safe spaces might suffice. […]

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A Niece Looks Back with a Smile and Forward with Hope

 “Remember me with smiles and laughter, for that is how I’ll remember you all. If you can only remember me with tears, then don’t remember me at all. “   While many attribute this quote to American writer Laura Ingalls Wilder that was later incorporated into an episode  of “Little House on the Prairie” television show […]

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Go for the GOLD

The 2020 Summer Olympics are getting ready to start later this month in Tokyo, but now is your chance to GO FOR GOLD. Register for one the Walk to End Alzheimer’s events taking place across North Carolina this fall.  From July 15 through August 5, with three easy actions as a Walk Team captain, you […]

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Hero Nurse Leaves Community Legacy

Over the past year, society has focused on nurses as being one profession deserving of all the hero medals. We all have an image of this hero nurse in our head: hardworking, kind, selfless, warm. While nurses were front and center this past year, they have heroes in our community long before that — much […]

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Recordings Now Available for Healthy Living Symposium

For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to make lifestyle choices that may help you keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Catch recordings of this June 2021 symposium to learn about research in the […]

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Recordings Now Available for Confident Caregiver Symposium

More than 11 million family and friends, including 358,000 in North Carolina, provide unpaid care to people with Alzheimer’s or other dementias in the United States. In the middle stage of Alzheimer’s disease, those who were care partners now become hands-on caregivers. Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina earlier this year, catch our […]

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Association’s Local Lending Library Provides Vital Resources

The Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina highlights a service for local residents in the form of a lending library. The William “Bill” Emery Caregiver Resource Center is available to people living in any county of North Carolina. In support of our mission, we provide free access to accurate, current, and comprehensive information to people with […]

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