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July 5, 2017
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Son documents mother’s journey with dementia to raise awareness
About 10 years ago, Joey Daley began to notice irregularities in his mother Molly’s behavior. Molly ended up having to quit her job and was diagnosed three years ago with dementia with Lewy bodies. For the past five months, Joey has been documenting her journey with dementia in a twice-weekly video series and started “Molly’s Movement” to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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Gold medalist Hernandez shares story about losing her grandmother to Alzheimer’s disease
Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Laurie Hernandez lost her grandmother, Brunilda, to Alzheimer’s disease and cancer in November 2016. The Alzheimer’s Association Celebrity Champion is sharing her story about her relationship with her grandmother, the impact of Alzheimer’s on her family and advice for others impacted by the disease.
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