September 24, 2014
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Four-year-old leads Walk to End Alzheimer’s team
Everyone has a reason to end Alzheimer’s. For 4-year-old Lilly Myers, it’s her great-grandmother, Patty Lewis (“Nanny”), one of the more than 5 million Americans living with the disease. To honor Nanny, Lilly is participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®, the world’s largest event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s disease — and she’s the top fundraiser for the 80-plus-person Nanny’s Team.

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Why I walk… Sandra’s story
Why do I walk?? Because I can, because I should, because somebody has to....

My inspiration began long ago but what catapulted me into action is my mother's Alzheimer's diagnosis which has dramatically changed her life and my family, too. At times it has been unspeakably difficult and painful. I walk because I can, because I know others do, too, and because I believe my actions matter!

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Campbell releases final song that deals with Alzheimer’s disease
Legendary singer-songwriter Glen Campbell, who in 2011 announced he has Alzheimer’s disease, has released his final song. "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" deals with the realities of Alzheimer's and the losses Campbell has faced since his diagnosis. The song was written specifically for the new documentary Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me.
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The Savvy Caregiver
Are you a caregiver for a family member who has Alzheimer’s disease or another, related dementia? Does that person live at home? Are you looking for ways to increase your knowledge and confidence in this role? This program is designed for family caregivers of individuals with Alzheimer’s who continue to live at home (not in a residential care setting). Classes meet for six consecutive weeks, for two hours each. Register today.
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You can live a healthier life with Alzheimer’s
People with Alzheimer’s disease will experience good days and bad days. An emphasis on living a healthier life can help prepare you to live well and focus your energies on what is most important to you. Maintaining your physical, emotional, social and spiritual health may help improve your daily life.
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