Sandy’s Story: A Tribute to My Father

By Sandy Fleming My most influential early memory of my father is of the day he gave the eulogy at his own father’s funeral. Even though I was only 10, I remember being rapt with admiration at the awesome composure and eloquence with which he delivered what must have been the most difficult address of his prolific public speaking career. That moment held particular meaning … Continue reading Sandy’s Story: A Tribute to My Father

Remembering Longtime Supporter and Donor, Theresa Esman

The Southeast Florida Chapter is saddened by the passing of Theresa Esman, a longtime supporter of our cause.  Since it’s inception in 2008, The Saul & Theresa Esman Foundation has donated close to $500,000 to the Alzheimer’s Association.  More recently, they funded a campaign in Miami targeting the Hispanic community to ensure that Spanish speaking members of South Florida can be aware of the services … Continue reading Remembering Longtime Supporter and Donor, Theresa Esman

Advocates return from the Annual Advocacy Forum inspired and ready to fight

Last Wednesday, more than 1,300 Alzheimer’s advocates from across the country, and 21 advocates from Southeast Florida, descended on Capitol Hill in a sea of purple. This moment marked the finale to an inspiring and motivating Advocacy Forum in Washington, D.C. The three-day event is held annually in the nation’s capital. Advocates from across the country flock to D.C. to share their stories; learn from … Continue reading Advocates return from the Annual Advocacy Forum inspired and ready to fight