September 30, 2015
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B. Smith says she is “doing great” while living with Alzheimer’s
Model, author, restaurateur and former TV host B. Smith, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's four years ago, says that while the disease has taken a toll, she is “doing great.” Smith is hoping that she and her husband, Dan Gasby, can shine a spotlight on the daily challenges faced by caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s.

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Why I Walk… Leslie’s Story
"Journey", it's quite a word. It has as many twists and turns as a Rand McNally Map. To be honest, I'm not sure where I am on the journey. I am unsure as to where it began and I don't know when I will reach the final destination. Regardless, I am confident of this, I am not alone.

Known as Sara to others, but to me she is Mom. As I look into her eyes there are times when I know that she is somewhere else. I wonder where she is in her mind's journey.

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NFL offensive lineman hopes to block Alzheimer’s disease
Seattle Seahawks guard J.R. Sweezy’s Papaw Gene, a successful businessman, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease nine years ago. After seeing his maternal grandfather’s decline, Sweezy and his wife Gissell created a Walk to End Alzheimer’s® team to raise funds and awareness to fight the disease.
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Join us on October 13 from noon to 1 p.m. for an audio conference on, Specific Strategies You Can Use Today for Helping People with Memory Loss.

When a person with dementia refuses to do something we need them to do, it is easy to get frustrated. However, a few simple techniques can help them stop “digging in their heels.” Join us to learn ways we may be contributing to their stubbornness without even realizing it.
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Talking safety precautions can help people with Alzheimer’s live on their own
Many people with Alzheimer's continue to live successfully on their own during the early stage of the disease. Making simple adjustments, taking safety precautions and having the support of others can make things easier.
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21 opportunities to learn during October
If you are curious about memory loss, look at Know the 10 Signs. If you need specific knowledge or just something to make your life easier, try Learning to Connect, Healthy Habits for a Healthier You or learn about Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease. No matter where you are in the journey we have a program that will help.
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