Alzheimer’s conference set for Feb. 3-4

Vermont residents are invited to a free educational conference hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association New England Region for individuals living with dementia and their families.

Skiers take on challenge for Alzheimer’s benefit

Early on in the event’s history, Bruce Beeken’s mother developed Alzheimer’s Disease and the Camel’s Hump Challenge focused its efforts on raising funds and awareness for Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementia.

‘We’re Alz in this together’: Meeting brings together those isolated by Alzheimer’s

“My experience is every single time I go out in public and ask people ‘Do you know anybody? Have you experienced this anywhere in your life? So many hands go up,’” Meg Polyte said at a meeting in Middlebury last week.

Letter to the editor: No shame in Alzheimer’s diagnosis

I have Early Onset Alzheimer’s and I’m tired of hiding it. I was diagnosed at 53 after two years of telling my primary care provider and my loved ones that something was wrong with my memory. Eventually I had a meltdown in my office after taking four hour … (read more)

Seniors unite on the road — at last

VERGENNES — It came half a year after originally scheduled, but the Vergennes Union High School Class of 2021 upheld a cherished tradition on Monday — its annual senior fundraising walkathon and visit to their former elementary school.Blessed with sunshin … (read more)

VUHS seniors tackle Alzheimer’s, hunger, isolation

VERGENNES — The seniors of Vergennes Union High School Class of 2021 were excited about their charity walkathon set for Nov. 18. They planned to head out from their school along back roads to Ferrisburgh Central School as a way to collect pledges. The sen … (read more)