"The documentary ('I'll Be Me') is uplifting and positive." That's the message Kim (Campbell) wants to spread.
"A lot of people are afraid if it's Alzheimer's in the subject, it's going to be very depressing," she said. "It's something people have kept under the covers and felt like they needed to be discrete about, but it's a disease that affects 5.4 million people in the United States and almost every single family is touched with it, and it's nothing to be embarrassed about. People rally around you and want to give you all the support that's possible." For that reason, she has continued her husband's work of raising awareness for the disease, while he cannot.
"Bringing the film and family to Valparaiso is part of our mission to promote community awareness of Alzheimer's disease and to restore dignity and hope to families with loved ones suffering from this disease," said Laurie Mullet, CEO of Pines Village Retirement Communities Inc.
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