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December 30, 2020
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TV journalist Liz Hernandez shares how her mom influenced her love of words
Award-winning TV correspondent and Alzheimer’s Association Celebrity Champion Liz Hernandez lost her mother to Alzheimer’s in 2019. On our blog, Hernandez says her mom cultivated her love of words, and she hopes by sharing her mom’s story that other families affected by Alzheimer’s will share theirs as well.

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An incredible chance to end the year with our 4X Matching Gift Challenge
You can help us end the year with 4X the impact. A generous donor who wishes to remain anonymous has pledged $150,000 to match year-end gifts four times to fight Alzheimer’s. Your gift will help provide care and support and advance research. Please act now — this offer ends at midnight tomorrow.
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Focus on emotions when responding to repetitive behavior
A person living with Alzheimer's may repeat a word, question or activity or undo something that has just been finished. In most cases, they’re probably looking for comfort, security and familiarity. When responding, think about how the person is feeling rather than react to the behavior.
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