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A Day On The Hill

A few weeks ago I had the distinct honor of attending the Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill.  800 purple sashes streamed across the National Mall on clear spring day.  My group of ten traveled together in a van ...

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Love in the Land of Dementia

I see myself, along with my brother and father, as the carrier of my mother’s sacred legacy.  I imagine myself tenderly fanning the embers, adding dry leaves and crumbled paper, creating a blaze with each memory.  I realize I don’t ...

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The Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Forum

Last week I had the incredible opportunity to tag along with some friends from my local Alzheimer’s Association chapter and storm Capitol Hill with almost 1000 purple warriors.  The experience afforded me a perspective I had never witnessed- the sense ...

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