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Local News

June 19, 2014
‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Features Local Woman’s Story of Alzheimer’s, Art with Her Father –

April 24, 2014
Why Cycling Across the Country is So Profitable – The Huffington Post

April 9, 2014
Woman Cycles Across Country for Alzheimer’s Awareness – KAGS, NBC Navasota, TX

March 27, 2014
A Virginia Woman Rides Her Bike Across The Country to Raise Awareness for Alzheimer’s Research – KRWG News, PBS Las Cruces, NM

March 24, 2014
Local woman pushes pedals to push back against Alzheimer's – WVEC

March 4, 2014
Peninsula Alzheimer’s activist will bike cross country to raise money and awareness – Daily press

February 16, 2014
Daughter pedals with purpose, raising awareness about Alzheimer's Disease – WVEC

February 8, 2014
Ex-Va. Beach mayor's Alzheimer's has progressed –

Jan 24, 2014
AV on Health: Alzheimer’s Disease – WHRO

January 2, 2014
Vitamin E may slow Alzheimer's disease progression – WVEC

Our Cause: table tennis charity Foundation – Ping Pong is a Game, and it’s THERAPY! –

October 9, 2013
Hampton Roads walks to end Alzheimer’s Participants raise critically needed funds –

October 9, 2013
Financial Matters: Walk With Bayport

October 8, 2013
Event Pick of the Week!  Walk To End Alzheimer’s –

October 7, 2013
Newport News Mother takes on Alzheimer’s – Daily press

October 6, 2013
Battling Alzheimer’s, and slowly losing ground – Daily Press

October 5, 2013
Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Nassawadox – Cape Charles Wave

September 21, 2013
Hundreds walk to support Alzheimer's programs - Suffolk News-Herald

September 19, 2013
Monarchs Participate In ODU Alzheimer's Awareness Walk - ODU Athletics

September 19, 2013
Overwhelming burden, cost of Alzheimer's to triple, report says - CNN

September 18, 2013
Walk to End Alzheimer's - WVEC 13

September 16, 2013
Alzheimer's walk planned - Suffolk News-Herald

September 11, 2013
Audience: Walk to End Alzheimer's - Hampton Roads Show

August 15, 2013
No easy answers regarding dementia and sexuality - Daily Press

June 24, 2013
Longest Day Event a Great Success for a Great Cause -

February 26, 2013
YAAA! Black Tie Bolwing - WVEC 13

February 16, 2013
Man to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise Alzheimer's awareness - WVEC 13

February 11, 2013
Chat replay | All about Alzheimer's disease –

February 10, 2013
Former Va. Beach mayor's new challenge: Alzheimer's - The Virginian-Pilot

February 4, 2013
YAAA! Black Tie Bowling - Hampton Roads Show

January 31, 2013
Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro - COX Hot Ticket

January 28, 2013
Newport News man will climb Mt. Kilimanjaro for friend with Alzheimer's - WVEC 13

October 16, 2012
Go the extra mile (or two) for local families affected by Alzheimer's disease - The Health Journals

October 14, 2012
Virginia Beach Walk to End Alzheimer's - WVEC

October 11, 2012
Hometown: Join the Walk to End Alzheimer's - WYDaily

October 8, 2012
3 Walks to End Alzheimer's in Hampton Roads in October - 13 News at Noon

October 2012 Issue
Pounding the pavement for a world without Alzheimer's - Oyster Pointer

September 29, 2012
Sexauer, Peirson ready for Saturday walk - Eastern Shore News

September 17, 2012
Dave Stephens - Inside Business

September 17, 2012
Family tournament benefits Alzheimer's Association - Virginia Beach Beacon

September 16, 2012
Alzheimer's disease research funding lags - Daily Press

September 16, 2012
Early Alzheimer's: One family's fight - Daily Press

September 14, 2012
Alzheimer's advocates begin 250-mile walk to Capitol - Daily Press

September 12, 2012
Three hit the streets to raise money for Alzheimer's research - WVEC

September 12, 2012
Man walks to DC for Alzheimer's cause - Fox / Man walks to DC for Alzheimer's cause - WAVY

September 9, 2012
Three friends dedicate 200-mile walk to fight against Alzheimer's - Virginia Beach Beacon

May 3, 2012
Newport News Alzheimer's patient works to increase awareness of disease - WVEC

May 2, 2012
New Treatments for Alzheimer's - Hearsay with Cathy Lewis

April 30, 2012
Alzheimer's disease researcher to speak in Va. Beach May 6 - WVEC - 13 News at Noon

March 16, 2012
YAAA! Black Tie Bowling - Hampton Roads Show

December 5, 2011
Raising Awareness and funds through kickball - WVEC - 13 News Daybook

December 4, 2011
Kickball teams hit the field to kick Alzheimer's - WVEC - 13 News at Noon

November 14, 2011
13News plays kickball - WVEC

November 5, 2011
Angela Leary: Turning Alzheimer's from a 'death sentence' to a life's mission - Daily Press

November 4, 2011
Health Notes: When do you take away the car keys - Daily Press

October 25, 2011
New Riverside director talks about medical services for seniors - Daily Press

October 1, 2011
Alzheimer's walk raises $9,100 - Eastern Shore News

September 25, 2011
A walk to remember - Suffolk News-Herald

September 21, 2011
Alzheimer's Action Day - Hampton Roads Show

September 16, 2011
Pat Robertson says Alzheimer's makes divorce OK - The Virginian-Pilot

September 12, 2011
Alzheimer's awareness through kickball (YAAA!)- WVEC - 13News Daybook
5 Alzheimer's behaviors and how to cope with them - Health Notes: Daily Press

August 17, 2011
Newport News uses Project Lifesaver to locate the vulnerable - Daily Press

July 27, 2011
Alzheimer's diagnoses hit Franklin family hard - Tidewater News

July 24, 2011
Dialogue - WVEC

July 11, 2011
Older dementia patients left with fewer options - The Virginian-Pilot

June 29, 2011
Cheaspeake native claims her crown, Elizabeth Crot, Alzheimer's advocate, crowned Miss Virginia - The Virginian-Pilot

June 2011
Patricia Knight, volunteer, shares her "Aha Moment".

May 9, 2011
Gino Colombara, our Exective Director, on 13 News at Noon

May 8, 2011
Radio interview on all Max Media stations.

May 5, 2011
HearSay with Cathy Lewis Radio Program - 60 min. Dowload here at the bottom of the post.

May 2011
Human Services Forum - TV-48 Norfolk - Gino Colombara and Dr. Sautter.

April 6, 2011
Daily Press Web Chat Transcript - Ask the Experts about Alzheimer's

April 1, 2011
YAAA! Hampton Roads group promotes YAAA! Bowling on the Hampton Roads Show

March 20, 2011

January 26, 2011

Virginia Beach high school student organizes Alzheimer's Art Show


National News

National News - Sign up for weekly e-mails or RSS feed.April 9, 2014
Woman Cycles Across Country for Alzheimer’s Awareness – KAGS, NBC Navasota, TX
April 9, 2014
Woman Cycles Across Country for Alzheimer’s Awareness – KAGS, NBC Navasota, TX

August 15, 2013

August 15, 2013
No easy answers regarding dementia and sexuality - Daily Press


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