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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Father’s Day To the Tune of Disney

First, the Parillas moved to Southport, North Carolina from New York after Bill and his wife snagged a plot of land for ‘pennies’ on the water. Then, one-by-one, their three adult children and their families relocated to the Wilmington area. That was more than 20 years ago, and as much as they all love the […]

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An A-MAY-ZING Walk Challege

Our cup is overflowing because of the generosity of our Walkers across North Carolina have shown toward our mission. We cannot achieve our mission without each of you that have poured yourselves into supporting the fight to end Alzheimer’s. We are now only four months away from our first Walk Day of the 2021 season, […]

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Robin Boylan – 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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Tedrick Kelly – 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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Local Companies and Community Leaders Invited to Learn More About Walk to End Alzheimer’s – Triangle

Engaging our entire community is the key to our success with Walk to End Alzheimer’s. We need corporate and community leaders like YOU to be a part of it! We invite you to join us for a special virtual event, Companies that Care – Moving the ALZ Mission Forward, and our 2021 community kickoff supporting the Walk to End Alzheimer’s- […]

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