Jay Allen and Family
2019 Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Award
Known globally for his 2018 song “Blank Stares” — written about his late mother Sherry Rich who suffered from Alzheimer’s — Jay Allen has received worldwide recognition for his viral hit, with over 200 million views and 200K followers on social media. His touching story has been featured across multiple media platforms such as People, Forbes, ABC World Nightly News, and Pickler & Ben. Jay and his family have been committed advocates of the Alzheimer’s Association, raising awareness by sharing their journey with Alzheimer’s disease around the country.