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Put fear in it’s place

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September/October Fear and denial are the ‘easy’ way out. Dictators or authoritarian rulers throughout history became powerful because fear is easy to spread and control. It is knowledge and understanding that get in their way. To control with power, the first obstacles they eliminate and manipulate are knowledge and education which are replaced with their […]

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COVID-19 UPDATE

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After nearly three months of sheltering a lot has happened. Hindsight shows the country’s leadership chose to remain unaware and unprepared to handle the spread of Covid 19. Conversations about testing facts and shortcomings of leadership had to be redirected. Within a month Covid 19 was leaving the cities and spreading across the country. Lives […]

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WHAT HAPPENED IN SACHSE TEXAS JUNE 1, 2019?

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An educational ‘health fair’ was combined with US Representative Colin Allred’s Town Hall for an exciting day. To pull this off, it took the organization skills and direction of Jenni Knutson, director at Oxford Glen Memory Care in Sachse (sack-see) Texas and Congressman Allred’s office. The morning began with the Educational Symposium for Caregivers. A […]

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Washington DC – Sunday, March 31, 2019

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Advocacy Forum/AIM-Alzheimer’s Impact Movement Learn about and join AIM – www.alzimpact.org In Dallas, the long day began early at Love Field, it ended at Regan Airport in Washington DC. The fall like chill didn’t diminish the rows of white cherry and tulip trees alive with spring blooms next to dashing yellow forsythia bushes. To the […]

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March 2019 – A First Step

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It’s been an encouraging week, listening to people learn from one another. To see how lows can turn into highs. “I need classes in dealing with aging parents!” “The constant repetition drives me crazy. I want to be better but some days I can’t stand it.” “How do you do that? The way you react […]

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Start a New Day

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The new Remembering When building project is up and running. The tools used can bring understanding and knowledge about a confusing and difficult time. Search the site for Alzheimer’s Updates, Inner Eye, Resources, Services and discover how Personal History can help. For something new, keep track of progress made by the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM) […]

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A New Adventure…

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Whew…it was a busy and exciting month! September 10, was the launch of a new adventure with Lumedia Musicworks (visit www.lumediamusicworks.com/events). With Julianna and Christopher, we created and presented “Soundscapes of Colonial America.” This was a combination of classical music and a history lesson, which provided an interesting twist for the audiences. There were three […]

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Report from Washington June 17-19, 2018

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This was my first trip to the Alzheimer’s Advocacy Forum in Washington DC. There was a lot of activity, information and learning packed into 2 ½ days. With over 1200 volunteers and staff to usher around a huge kudos goes out to the Alzheimer’s organization team and the Wardman Park Marriott for a flawless event! […]