N.C. Volunteer Interest Party for The Longest Day taking place on Sept. 15

The day with the most light is the day we fight! Leading up to and culminating on The Longest Day – the summer solstice, thousands of participants from across the world will come together to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s through an activity of their choice. Together, they will use their creativity and passion to […]

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Activities taking place across North Carolina for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June activities to support 180,000 North Carolina residents living with Alzheimer’s disease This June, during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association chapters in North Carolina are hosting activities statewide to elevate the conversation on the impact of Alzheimer’s disease. Established by the Alzheimer’s Association in 2014, Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month is dedicated […]

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Bankers Life helping knock one out of the park for Alzheimer’s Awareness

As the baseball great Jackie Robinson said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Scott Cole, a former college baseball player and Bankers Life Branch Sales Manager in Greensboro, N.C., is taking Jackie’s advice to heart by helping increase awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. Bankers Life has had a […]

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Life’s a Dance

Singer John Michael Montgomery has lyrics that read, “Life’s a dance you learn as you go. Sometimes you lead, sometimes you follow.” And in the life of Louise “Wheezy” Holloway Glover, nothing could have been truer. Mother of Charlotte radio show host, Ramona Holloway, Wheezy was a local legend (now international thanks to TikTok) who […]

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Small Town Remembering for Those Who Cannot

Have you ever experienced a difficult situation and then asked yourself, “Now what am I going to do?” That’s the very first thought that West End, N.C. resident, Katie Carpenter, experienced after learning of the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease for her mother, Linda Carpenter. Receiving a diagnosis such as this is never easy. In fact, […]

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Life with Alzheimer’s — Like a Bowl of Spaghetti

Life is like a bowl of spaghetti. Every once in a while, you get a meatball.  Sharon Creech If you ask any Italian grandmother, she will attest that her meatballs have a secret ingredient. Chances are, the ingredient they’re referring to is the love and attention that go into making them. Growing up in Massachusetts, […]

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Dance Company Performance Shares Alzheimer’s Experience for The Longest Day

A common misconception about the Alzheimer’s Association The Longest Day is that the fundraisers must take place only on the summer solstice or in the same month of June. The truth is, while many of the fundraisers take place leading up to or culminating on June 21, fundraiser for The Longest Day can take place […]

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KICKING OFF THE LONGEST DAY FOR 2022

Join us — and bring your friends — for a special event to kick off The Longest Day 2022 and learn more about how you can join the fight against Alzheimer’s and all other dementia.  Whether you are a veteran of The Longest Day or you simply want to figure out what it is all […]

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Luminary Ceremony Honoring Those Impacted by 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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Prospective Volunteers Invited to Interest Party for The Longest Day

“The Longest Day Committee has been a truly wonderful experience for me. The time and commitment from all on the committee gives me a certain pride that we are all committed to helping raise funds to fight against Alzheimer’s and other dementia. If we continue together we can provide hope that one day there may […]

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