Recordings Available For 3-Part Series On Navigating a Dementia Diagnosis

In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face new questions as they adjust. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association in North Carolina earlier this year, this virtual three-part series provides practical answers to the questions that […]

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Mother’s Day Reflections Across Generations

Karen Coma has fond memories as a child of spending Mother’s Day in Los Angeles. “We had a great back yard and would spend time on the patio or swimming in the pool. Dad would barbeque and we enjoyed being together.” Karen, a Charlotte resident, thinks a great deal about memory these days — some precious, […]

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Unpacking Diversity and Dementia: The Black Caregiver Experience

“Mom… What’s going on with Grandma Trollie? Why is she acting that way?” These were the words I murmured at the tender age of 6 years old, the day I was first introduced to Alzheimer’s disease.   Picture this: A bright-eyed, young 6-year-old walking down the hallway of her great Grandma Tollie’s house (her name was […]

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