Protect and support our loved ones
Persevere with resilience, grace, and strength
Partner with friends, family, and others.
Thankful always for "moments in the sun" with our loved ones and Hopeful always for a Cure.
Judi has Alzheimer's and has been living in Memory Care since October 2019. She is currently living at Cedar Crest Alzheimer's Special Care Center in Tualatin.
Since the coronavirus lockdown started, Judi and I (Don) have been visiting three times a week using FaceTime. Judi enjoys singing and our visits are mostly singing together with a little dialog. Each visit lasts from 30 to 75 minutes (without singing 10 minutes would be difficult). During the first week of May 2020, I created a short video of Judi and I meeting together in song. There are a few 30-second song segments with some dialog interspersed. (To play the video click here)
Judi and I sang with the Alzheimer's Association Sing Here Now Choir for 7 years. At the Spring 2018 Concert, we sang "I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face". We have been married for 55 years and we have indeed "Grown Accustomed to Your (each other's) Face". (To play the video click here)
Judi's Mother and Don's Mother both died with dementia. Judi's sister has Alzheimer's. Everyone knows someone with Alzheimer's. Alzheimer’s disease is relentless. So are we.
Please support our team for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.
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