BENEFITING: BIG D POWDERPUFF TACKLING ALZHEIMERS INC
ORGANIZER: BIG D POWDERPUFF TACKLING ALZHEIMERS INC
I play to honor those fighting and in memory of those who have lost their battle with Alzheimer's.
My grandfather suffered from Alzheimer’s / dementia related symptoms when I was young. It was difficult watching the light in his eyes dim. The strong, fun PaPa I played cards and made ice cream with slipped away to a man who was easily frustrated, couldn’t remember his children and eventually became completely lost in a shell of who he once was. The disease was not only difficult for him, but for everyone who knew him. Alzheimer’s truly is a disease that impacts the whole family. It is the only cause of death among the top 10 in America that cannot be prevented, cured or even slowed.