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The holiday season is the perfect time to remember all of the wonderful moments spent with family and friends. We hope you will take this opportunity to share your holiday memories with the Alzheimer’s Association and then, again, with those you cherish most.

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Everyday is Christmas

Everyday is Christmas
Everyday is Christmas

12 days of Christmas

12 days of Christmas
Ed's last christmas at home

Thanksgivings of the pass with my sister

Thanksgivings of the pass with my sister
Memories of earlier Thanksgivings

Get it while you can

Get it while you can
Our last family thanksgiving

Miss you Dad..

Miss you Dad..
Miss you Dad..

The Indelible Mark

The Indelible Mark
The Indelible Mark

MY MOTHER

MY MOTHER
I CAN REMEMBER WHEN I WAS GROWING UUP MY MOTHER WS ALWYAS THERE FOR ME AND WHEN SHE WAS DIAGONIED WITH ALZ. I TOLD HER THAT I WOULD MAKE SURE SHE WAS TAKEN CARE OF. BOTH MY PARTNEER AND I DID FOR ALMOST TEN YEARS TILL SHE DIED.

Mom and me at the webcam

Mom and me at the webcam
Mom came to visit for the day, It was a thanksgiving Holiday and I wanted to show her the web page I made for her and the webcam.

I Forget to Remember

I Forget to Remember
A day in the life of my mother with Alzheimer's disease: From waking up, to attending an adult day care, to going to bed

My Grandma Evie

My Grandma Evie
Her favorite holiday

My Special Christmas

My Special Christmas
Wanting to have my "Little Middle Girl" home again

Threads of Love - When God Took Her Hand

Threads of Love - When God Took Her Hand
Threads of Love honors and memorializes my Mother after she died from Alzheimer's on August 10, 2007, and my poem to her describes when God took her hand from mine as she began her flight of freedom.

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is not the same without mom's Cincinnati Chili, nouis torte (sp?) and pull apart!

My Daddy

My Daddy
I wrote a poem about my Dad, who is 85 and has Alzheimer's

My Mother

My Mother
My Mother

Memories of Dad

Memories of Dad
Memories of Dad

The Games they Play

The Games they Play
The Games they Play

A Very Ramsey Christmas

A Very Ramsey Christmas
A Very Ramsey Christmas

Christmas Time at Grandma DeCock's

Christmas Time at Grandma DeCock's
Christmas Time at Grandma DeCock's

my dad the fighter!

my dad the fighter!
3 forms of cancer couldn't knock him out! dementia couldn't, even Alzheimer wouldn't! what did i hear you ask?

thanksgiving

thanksgiving
mom and i making dinner

Family Gathering

Family Gathering
we gather for summer Thangsgiving and Christmas

The Last Christmas

The Last Christmas
The best gift ever!

My Holiday Memories

My Holiday Memories
My Holiday Memories

In Her World

In Her World
In Her World

Our Dad

Our Dad
He was happiest when he was taking care of ALL of his family....

Sunday Visit with Momma

Sunday Visit with Momma
This story was written by my sister Beverly for a College English class in 2009

"I wish I could see my sister"

"I wish I could see my sister"
"I wish I could see my sister"

The "Glue"

The "Glue"
The "Glue"

Kathleen Kahle 2

Kathleen Kahle 2
What our mom means to me

In Memory of My Grandmother

In Memory of My Grandmother
My grandmother died from Alzheimer's in 2007.

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