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November 06, 2017 - Lynda Everman

The Alzheimer's Stamp

The release of the Alzheimer's stamp represents eighteen years of continuous effort on the part of friend and fellow advocate Kathy Siggins, and nine years of continuous effort on my part. If you think...
March 03, 2016 - Lynda Everman

It's Time for an Alzheimer's Stamp

I am one of countless Americans who have lost loved ones to Alzheimer’s - first my dad in 2001 and then my husband in 2012. As their primary caregiver for 18 years, I understand all too well the emotional, physical and financial toll Alzheimer’s takes on our loved ones and our families, and the urgent need for a cure. Every 67 seconds another American is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. First described over 100 years ago, it is now recognized as our nation's third leading cause of death and the only illness among the top ten for which there is no prevention,