Alzheimer’s advocates turn Tallahassee purple

By Jennifer Braisted and Kate Pokorny Brittany Carel was 13 years old when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Now a junior at Florida Atlantic University, Carel wants to use her personal experience with the debilitating disease to help others in similar situations. That is why at the end of January she and 21 fellow Alzheimer’s advocates ranging in age from 19 to 80  from … Continue reading Alzheimer’s advocates turn Tallahassee purple

Running for a cause close to my heart

By Alice Delevante, Guest writer. Updated 2.28.2017 My name is Alice Delevante, and this weekend I am running in the Marathon of the Treasure Coast in support of patients and their families affected by Alzheimer’s disease. More than 14 years ago, I got involved with the Southeast Florida Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association. Originally, I got involved due to my professional expertise, but since then I have … Continue reading Running for a cause close to my heart