Meet Jack Fussell, Fighting Alzheimer’s One Step at a Time

jack-fussellBy Jack Fussell

On January 12th, 2013 I left Skidaway Island State Park near Savannah Georgia.  I traveled westward to Monterey, California. 2,594 miles were on foot pushing a jogging stroller.  458 miles were in a car. The reason I did this was to raise awareness concerning Alzheimer’s disease and raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. Continue reading “Meet Jack Fussell, Fighting Alzheimer’s One Step at a Time”

Meet Molly LeGrand, dementia advocate, caregiver and blogger

molly-legrand-bio-picBy Molly LeGrand

I’ve worked in Long Term Care as an Activities Assistant for ten years. This role has offered a unique perspective on Alzheimer’s as I typically will meet the person after a diagnosis. And just like I would with a new friend or colleague, I begin to get to know them, and I get to know them with Alzheimer’s. Continue reading “Meet Molly LeGrand, dementia advocate, caregiver and blogger”

Laurie C. Lewis and “The Dragons of Alsace Farm”

By Laurie C. Lewis

Like our family, my proposed WWII mystery, The Dragons of Alsace Farm, was also changed by our mother’s diagnosis of dementia.

After my father’s passing, Mom threw herself into her farm and animals, finding purpose in the care of her “babies” and the maintenance of her land. Continue reading “Laurie C. Lewis and “The Dragons of Alsace Farm””