Answering The Call

As a speech-language pathologist in Kentucky, Nancy Swigert took her professional calling seriously. She spent her career evaluating patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), an early stage of memory loss or other cognitive ability loss in individuals who maintain the ability to independently perform most activities of daily living. She counseled families on ways to […]

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Alzheimer’s Changes the Picture for One North Carolina Family

Artistic, articulate and adventuresome – these are the words that Karen Strickland of Asheville, believes best describe her mother Carol McKnight. Prior to moving to Asheville, Karen and her brother Michael were born and raised in southern California.   “Due to difficult circumstances with my father, mom rescued my brother and me,” shared Karen. “She’s my […]

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