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October 26, 2016
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Husband finds unexpected gift in wife’s Alzheimer’s disease journey
Carlen Maddux saw the confidence of his wife, Martha, plunge to a depth he hadn’t seen when she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease three weeks after she turned 50. His sister-in-law encouraged Martha to take a watercolor class; Martha’s previously unknown talent unfolded, and her confidence surged. Two years later, Martha’s painting abilities evaporated as quietly as they had emerged.

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Persona supports the Alzheimer’s Association with beads inspired by Walk to End Alzheimer’s
First Jewelry, the exclusive distributor of Persona®, has launched its third Persona Alzheimer’s Association Collection coinciding with fall Walk to End Alzheimer’s® events. The End Alzheimer’s, Hope 4 Alzheimer’s and Fight Alzheimer’s beads feature designs in sterling silver highlighted with hand-painted enamel and crystals in shades of purple, the color of the Alzheimer’s Association. The collections are available online and at select jewelry retailers nationwide. Ten percent of the retail price of each Persona charm and bead sold from the special collection will be donated to the Association.
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Former teen idol Bobby Vee dies from Alzheimer’s disease
Singer Bobby Vee died Monday due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 73. Vee became a teenage idol in the early 1960s with songs like “Take Good Care of My Baby” and “The Night Has a Thousand Eyes.”
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