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July 12, 2017
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Two generations living with Alzheimer’s disease bond under one roof
Jeff Borghoff, 53, an Alzheimer’s Association National Early-Stage Advisory Group alumnus, is living with Alzheimer’s disease. He had to give up working, meaning his wife, Kim, is the family’s sole breadwinner in addition to serving as Jeff’s caregiver. Jeff's father and mother recently moved in with them; Jeff’s dad, 86, also has Alzheimer’s. Kim says she isn’t sure how she’d be handling things if she didn’t have her mother-in-law as a caregiving partner.

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Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’sŪ is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease. Find a Walk near you and sign up today.
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Professor speaks the truth about living with Alzheimer’s
Charles James Ogletree Jr. is the Jesse Climenko Professor at Harvard Law School and the founder of the school’s Charles Hamilton Houston Institute. Ogletree has fought for decades for justice and civil rights. He’s also living with Alzheimer’s disease, having disclosed his diagnosis in July 2016.
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