Editor’s Note: We’re less than a month away from the start of the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s season. Register at alz.org/walk! By Julia Leonard Mardell Xavier remembers her mother’s lifelong passion for photography – especially taking photos of family and friends. “She loved to take photographs of everyone and everything she did. I have boxes and boxes of her old photographs, and I was … Continue reading To Support a Community: Why I Walk
We are happy to announce our Totally Awesome Total Eclipse Team Challenge Week! Every day the week of August 14-21, your Walk to End Alzheimer’s team will be challenged to eclipse the competition and knock the lights out of Alzheimer’s! Prizes will be awarded daily, and details of the challenge will be announced via email and social media. Be sure to watch for details starting August 14! But for … Continue reading Join the Totally Awesome Total Eclipse Challenge!
Editor’s Note: There are 16 Walks to End Alzheimer’s in Washington and Northern Idaho in 2017. Register today at alz.org/walk By Julia Leonard Bob Kaftan always admired his mother for her analytical abilities. “She was a human calculator,” Bob recalls. “She could add, subtract and divide faster than anybody else in the family. She was very good with mathematics and very good at keeping things orderly.” Bob … Continue reading For a Human Calculator: Why I Walk
Editor’s Note: GREAT NEWS! As of June 16, we hit our Match Challenge goal! Thank you to everyone who donated to support a world without Alzheimer’s. To register for the Walk, visit alzwa.org. Joe Tafoya, former Defensive End with the Seattle Seahawks, invites you to join the Walk Challenge this June. Join with teams like Lady 12’s Fighting Alzheimer’s this month to double your impact … Continue reading Join us and Joe Tafoya for the 2017 Walk to End Alzheimer’s Match Challenge!
GiveBIG is a one-day online giving event May 10 to raise funds for nonprofit organizations. By donating to the Alzheimer’s Association during GiveBIG, you help us reach people in need through programs like our 24/7 Helpline. One donation of $150 during GiveBIG will ensure 4 people in crisis will receive 1-on-1 support from a Helpline Specialist. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, our 24/7 Helpline provides … Continue reading GiveBIG this year in the fight against Alzheimer’s
By Shane Larson If you are a working professional who is tasked with the responsibilities of assisting an elderly parent who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, you may have to make some financial decisions for them. If this is the case, having a plan is going to be your saving grace to make sure they receive the best care possible, without interruption due to finances. … Continue reading Understanding your elderly parents finances