View Upcoming Fundraisers Thrown by Friends of the Chapter here.
Cruise around for a good cause!
Buy and/or sell raffle tickets to help us end Alzheimer's!
Are you a Walk participant? You can sell car raffle tickets to aid in your Walk fundraising! Tickets are $5 each and come in packs of 20.
Please contact the appropriate person in your area listed below:
Western Tidewater - Sarah Smith - 757.880.4882, email@example.com
Eastern Shore - Robin Sexauer- 757.693.6265
South Hampton Roads - Marion Backus - 757.620.2454, firstname.lastname@example.org
Peninsula- Rona Altschuler - 757.329.4440, email@example.com
Williamsburg - Pat Lewis - 757.208.0572 or Barbara Monteith- 757.793.5077, firstname.lastname@example.org
Drawing to be held on November 11, 2015 at the Hampton Roads Show studios at 300 WAVY Street, Portsmouth. The drawing will take place during the show taping between 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and will air the same day from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (winner need not be present to win)
For general questions about the raffle: email@example.com
Peninsula Walk To End Alzheimer's Kick Off
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thursday, August 6 at 6 - 7:30pm
Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort - 1003 Brick Kiln Blvd, Newport News
Enjoy light hors-d’oeuvres & cash bar. The evening concludes with a candle lighting ceremony to remember those lost to Alzheimer’s disease. RSVP to Rona at 757.329.4440 by July 30. See the Facebook event page.
Kickoff Sponsored By Peninsula Foot & Ankle Specialists
2015 Facts & Figures
Includes a special report on disclosing a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease.
Download the report here.
My Brain Matters - "Still Alice" - A story of love, family and hope
Julianne Moore, Maria Shriver, Kristen Stewart, Sandy Oltz, Lisa Genova, Dr. Maria Carrillo, Elizabeth Gelfand Stearns—these are some of the amazing women behind "Still Alice," a movie that gives us a rare window into the experience of living with Alzheimer's disease—a glimpse of the inside looking out.
Dr. Alice Howland (Julianne Moore), a renowned linguistics professor, starts to forget words. When she receives a diagnosis of younger-onset Alzheimer's disease, Alice and her family (daughter played by Kristen Stewart) find their bonds thoroughly tested. Her struggle to stay connected to who she once was is frightening, heartbreaking and inspiring.
From the beginning of the screenwriting process, women have been remarkable catalysts for bringing the story of “Still Alice” to life. From Maria Shriver as an executive producer to a myriad of Alzheimer's Association experts and volunteers, including individuals living with Alzheimer's disease, women worked behind-the-scenes guiding both script and character development. Alzheimer's Association Chief Science Officer, Maria Carrillo, Ph.D., advised on the script to help ensure scientific accuracy. Alzheimer's Association National Early-Stage Advisor Sandy Oltz, who was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's at age 46, provided Julianne Moore with an understanding of her daily experience.
By giving a frank and open portrayal of just how devastating Alzheimer's is to a person's emotional and physical well-being; family and career; and all other facets of life, our hope is "Still Alice" will move more people join the fight against Alzheimer's.
"Still Alice" is beautiful, frightening and powerful, and a reminder that Alzheimer's needs to be addressed now. With women at the epicenter—both more likely to have Alzheimer’s and more likely to be caring for those with the disease—the Alzheimer's Association and the women of "Still Alice" ask all women to help wipe out Alzheimer's. Join the movement!