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Eye on New Mexico – Featuring Dale Perini

Posted Oct 22 2018

This is some of the latest information on Alzheimer’s from the Alzheimer’s Association in New Mexico. My dad is speaking about caregiving. Check it out.

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Untangling Alzheimer’s by Tam Cummings

Posted Jun 23 2018

This video is 1:47 minutes, but it is well worth watching. I wish I had seen the video 15 years ago. It’s important. I would suggest watching it all the way through, because it has some vital information at the end regarding dealing with loved ones. If you’re a caregiver, know a caregiver, or know […]

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Writers are Amazing – Autographed Books to Help Fight Alzheimer’s

Posted Apr 14 2018

What’s Going On? I finally get to share a really neat project that I’ve been working on! The Alzheimer’s Association: New Mexico Chapter is hosting a gala to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. I attended last year and it was SO MUCH FUN. I asked if they might be interested in some AUTOGRAPHED books to auction off…cause […]

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If I Had Five More Minutes …

Posted Sep 29 2017

By Dale Perini My wife, Karen, whom I have been married to for 55 years as of February 9, 2018, is afflicted with Alzheimer’s. I took her to see a Neurologist for the first time in 2004. He said her only problem was the ability to focus, which supposedly happens to a lot to long […]

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#1 Memory Challenge – Sample Videos and Posts

Posted Sep 29 2017

The #1 Memory Challenge is easy! It’s 3 steps! 1) Record a memory through a video, photo and/or writing a story and post it on social media. 2) Challenge 2-5 others to share a memory and tag them. 3) Give them 24 hours to accomplish the challenge or to donate to the Alzheimer’s Association (or […]

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#1 Memory Challenge – How to Upload a Video to FB from iPhone/IPad

Posted Sep 29 2017

Some folks have asked me how to upload a video to FB for the #1MemoryChallenge, so I thought I’d offer this quick tutorial. I hope it helps! Once you have created a video, go to where the videos are stored (on IOS it’s in the Photos app). Click on the video. Then choose the Share button […]

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Lisa Genova – What You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s (TED)

Posted May 28 2017

This presentation is worth watching and linking to. There are so many truths about Alzheimer’s here. 

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USA Today’s Happily Ever After Blog Featured Robin Perini’s Hope … a World Without Alzheimer’s

Posted Jul 20 2016

I’m so honored that USA Today chose to feature an article about my inspiration for my latest book, Forgotten Secrets and my efforts to raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association! Robin Perini’s story of hope … for a world without Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s Patients Can Fool Us!

Posted Jul 20 2016

In the very earliest stages, our loved one can really fool us. They are so normal in so many ways we don’t realize the subtle changes. Looking back, although I didn’t really think about it at the time, Karen changed her behavior in very small ways.   For example, she gradually stopped cooking. I think […]

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Is it Alzheimer’s – Not an easy question or answer!

Posted Jul 13 2016

Our family knew something was not quite right with Karen and at the advise of one of my closest friends who was a Doctor, she was seen by a Neurologist in the largest city near us. The Neurologist told us Karen definitely DID NOT have Alzheimer’s. His diagnosis was that Karen just lacked concentration and needed […]

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Our Alzheimer’s Journey: The Unnoticed Early Stages

Posted Jul 1 2016

My wife, Karen, of 58 years is 75 years old and started showing signs of mild cognitive impairment in her early 60s. One of the first things I noticed, as a Junior High Home Economics Teacher, that she was always the last person to leave school. Sometimes I would drive by after dark and her car […]

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About Alzheimer’s

Posted Jun 30 2016

Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia and causes difficulty with memory, thinking and behavior. I won’t attempt to rehash all of the information available elsewhere, but I will provide a few bits of information (source – Alzheimer’s Association), then I’ll point you to some excellent resources. (And if you have any additional resources […]

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#1 Memory Challenge – You Are Not Alone!

Posted Jun 30 2016

My name is Robin Perini and my mother is in the final stage of Alzheimer’s Disease. Through this difficult journey, I have learned how very valuable our memories are. Please consider joining me in the #1MemoryChallenge to: 1) Encourage sharing of memories with others before they are lost 2) Increase awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease, those […]

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