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Memorable Mondays: Michela Paradiso Takes 1st Place on High School Capstone Project (Orig. Posted May 29th, 2012)
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This week's Memorable Monday post celebrates Michela Paradiso's high school senior capstone project—a study detailing Alzheimer's disease and the positive effect a stuffed animal like a Memorable Pet can have on the lives of Alzheimer's patients. Michela's project took 1st place, winning out over more than 400 hundred fellow high school seniors' work. Michela Paradiso Takes 1st Place on High School Capstone Project (Orig. Posted May 29th, 2012) Written by: Bettina Dickson Michela Paradiso, a high school senior at Upper Arlington High near Columbus Ohio, beats all the competition and takes 1st place on her Capstone projects of Alzheimer’s and Memorable...
Alzheimer's Documentary: "The Genius of Marian"
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In 2008, Pam White set out to document her late mother's life—Marian Williams Steele—who passed away after a battle with Alzheimer's, but who was also a prominent and recognized impressionist painter of New England. However, a year into the project, Pam herself was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. Pam's son, Banker White, eventually continued her work in a documentary that would later be called "The Genius of Marian". In the film, White not only recounts his experiences with his mother's Alzheimer's, but also those of her and her mother's; a showcase of how the terminal disease affected two generations of the...