Media Buzz — Stories of Alzheimer's
Memorable Mondays: In the LA News! Sisters Create Memorable Pets to Help People with Alzheimer’s (Originally Posted 2012)
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This week's Memorable Monday post celebrates the featuring of Memorable Pets in three Southern California newspapers, marking true coast-to-coast recognition. In the LA News! Sisters Create Memorable Pets to Help People with Alzheimer’s (Originally Posted 2012) Written by: Bettina Dickson Memorable Pets has had an exciting week! We were featured in three Southern CA papers: Daily Breeze, Daily News, and Long Beach Press Telegram! Stephanie Cary reported on the benefits of Memorable Pets and how buying one also helps to fund research since we donate 18% of all proceeds to the Alzheimer’s Association. Read the LA Daily News article: Sisters create...
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...
"The Story of Forgetting": Alzheimer's in Literature
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Author Stefan Merrill Block recounts the bittersweet challenges of watching his grandmother succumb to Alzheimer's disease in his book, "The Story of Forgetting". Block was at the young age of 12 when his beloved grandmother was diagnosed with the disease, and over the next twelve years, his efforts to understand the affliction became his first novel. Block also introduces the reader to other acclaimed works of literature focusing on not only the hardships of Alzheimer's, but on the attempt by personally affected writers, through fiction, to understand what having the disease feels like to the afflicted person; the way their...