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Debbie and Her Mom

A Bay Area Alzheimer’s Advocate Shares Her Story

My advocacy work is personal. My mother died as a result of Alzheimer’s on October 4, 2009. I was there with her every day and every step of the way. My family had always been very close knit and my mother meant the world to me. I didn’t think that I would be able to live without her. It broke my heart into a million pieces and hurt like hell to watch this cruel disease erase my mother’s memory of those she loved and then kill her.

Advocacy Matters

Advocacy Matters

Does advocacy matter? You bet it does! More than 33,000 advocates chapter-wide persistently emailed, tweeted, marched, called, and visited with...