Lakola Cook – National Volunteer Week 2021 Spotlight

We are endlessly grateful to our volunteers for giving their time to better the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our volunteers are truly the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina. In honor of National Volunteer Week 2021, we’ll be spotlighting a different volunteer from our Chapter each day. Today […]

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Maggie LeGrand – National Volunteer Week 2021 Spotlight

We are endlessly grateful to our volunteers for giving their time to better the lives of those impacted by Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Our volunteers are truly the heart of the Alzheimer’s Association here in North Carolina. In honor of National Volunteer Week 2021, we’ll be spotlighting a different volunteer from our Chapter each day. Today […]

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Online Gamers Find Unique Ways to Fight Alzheimer’s

While some of us may not know how to turn on a gaming console let alone consider ourselves to be streamers or gamers, we probably all know someone who lives for it! Maybe it’s your grandchild or best friend or co-worker. Invite them to show off their skills and help us #ENDALZ. We’re calling all […]

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April Showers to Help The Longest Day “Flower”

You’re invited to grow your support in the fight against Alzheimer’s this spring by registering for The Longest Day and making your participation perennial!  For a limited time, we will send you an Alzheimer’s Association branded umbrella if you register for The Longest Day 2021 and complete three actions in your participant center. This special […]

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The Longest Ride Taking Place Across N.C. in 2021

Henry Edmonds, a former board member of the Alzheimer’s Association – Eastern North Carolina Chapter, remembers his father-in-law. “He was a very outgoing person,” Henry says. “He was very active in the church, acting as a member of the deacon board and singing in the choir.” A now-retired pastor, Henry, has been cycling with his […]

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Local Volunteer Goes Live to End Alzheimer’s

Connecting on a personal level during this pandemic is often challenging. Wireless internet connections make for choppy videos and phone calls lack the visual often associated with comfort. When remembering her grandmother Kathryn, however, Richfield, N.C. resident Jenn LaVance’s voice rings true with a clear smile. Her joy is palpable. “She was an amazing, strong […]

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Cabaret event to honor the music of Tony Bennett and the Alzheimer’s Association

Celebrating the marvelous voice and songs of Tony Bennett who bravely announced he is living with Alzheimer’s, the Alzheimer’s Association chapters across North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia are hosting a special virtual event exclusively for registered participants of The Longest Day. Raise or self-donate $100+ from Feb. 22 through Mar. 5 in order to […]

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All Paws in to ENDALZ

“Dad loved fishing,” shares Brenda Childs of Durham, NC.  “He was one of nine children, so we had a large extended family. When we were younger, many of us would go to Myrtle Beach pier fishing together each October.” In addition to fishing, Brenda’s father, Jack Hodges, enjoyed spending the days working in his garden and […]

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KICKING OFF THE LONGEST DAY FOR 2021

Join us — and bring your friends — for a special event to kick off The Longest Day 2021 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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Holiday Cheer Supports the Alzheimer’s Association

Bringing a Light of Hope: Mt. Airy Jennifer Johnson was walking through Lowe’s Home Improvement with her fiancé Mark Brown looking at Halloween decorations when they noticed a massive ornament walkway. It sparked a long-felt desire to bring a light display to the community. Within 30 minutes they had tapped their combined years of theater […]

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