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Lives Changed: Lori Greene's Journey with Stroke

Author: Lori Greene

Date: May 17th, 2016

In the first entry in our blog series, Lives Changed, Lori Greene shares her journey with stroke. 

Lives Changed: Grandmother's Alzheimer's Diagnosis Impacts Change

Author: Breanna Bishop

Date: June 30th, 2016

In this Lives Changed entry, Alliance for Aging Research's Communications Associate Breanna Bishop recounts how her grandmother's Alzheimer's disease diagnosis impacted her life. Here is the story of how this experience led her to want to make a difference in the lives of others affected by the disease.

What My Grandparents Mean to Me (And a Word about My Mom)

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: September 7th, 2016

Sunday is Grandparents Day. This is the story of some amazing grandparents. 

We Are Family: Alzheimer's Caregivers and the Role of Community

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: June 16th, 2016

Jeanie Harris and Sharon R. Melancon had their lives changed when their 91-year-old mom, Peggy, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Here is their story of how they endured the heartache of losing their mom, found the support in the love of family, and started a community to connect their fellow Alzheimer's caregivers.

From Heart Valve Disease Patient to Awareness Ambassador

Author: Noel Lloyd

Date: February 15th, 2017

Learn how one couple's experience with heart valve disease led them to educate others about the disease through an Ambassador program with the American Heart Association.

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