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Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 2d ago

Use It or Lose It

For the first two years of our marriage, Harold and I drank our morning juice out of mustard-colored Tupperware juice glasses. One day, I noticed some stunning crystal goblets shoved to the ...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1w ago

Choose Your Battles

In Missouri, 2017 should be put on the calendar as the year of the Japanese beetles. Sure, we had some last year and they were a nuisance, but this year they are a plague of biblical proport...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 2W ago

Company Comin'

My dog goes crazy every time the doorbell rings. She runs through the house trying to get to the front door ahead of us. We have to hang onto her squirmy, wiggly body to keep her from runnin...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1M ago

We Are Not Alone

When I walk my dog late at night, I always look at the sky. I’ve seen several mysterious lights. Some of them suddenly zoom across the sky, others disappear. What are those strange flying ob...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1M ago

Silence, Please

My granddaughter was in a production of Dancing to Never Land, and I drove to Jefferson City to watch. As we were waiting for the program to begin, I remembered to silence my phone. While we...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1M ago

Go Purple in June

I was at the grocery store a few days ago and the woman at the checkout asked me if I liked purple. Now, how did she know that? Well, let’s see—purple Alzheimer’s shirt, purple bracelet, pur...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 1M ago

Decoration Day

In case I’d forgotten this was Memorial Day weekend, I was reminded by the bumper-to-bumper traffic in town yesterday. Our town sets between Kansas City and the Lake of the Ozarks so every s...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 2M ago

The Benefit of Laughter

Linda at RoastThe 2017 Greater Missouri Alzheimer’s Association’s roast was a roaring success. I can’t help but think a person must be quite comfortable in his skin to allow a group of peopl...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 2M ago

The Trip You Don’t Want to Take

I was carrying my Mother’s day potted dahlia up the deck steps when I tripped on the steps and fell. I smacked my elbow, knee, and scraped my foot. It was a little shocking to find myself do...
Early Onset Alzheimer's Blog · 2M ago

An Eye on the Goal: A Cure for Alzheimer’s

Setting a goal is the first step to success. If you don’t know where you are headed, you don’t really know when you get there.In the year 2001, our local Alzheimer’s Chapter Executive Direct...