Glen Campbell family brings film to audiences for Alzheimer's awareness
By Philip Potempa
April 17, 2015
The documentary called "Glen Campbell - I'll Be Me," was presented Thursday by Pines Village in Valparaiso, followed by a discussion and song performance with Campbell's wife and children. The sold-out event of more than 300 attendees was at the Ivy Tech auditorium at its Valparaiso campus.
"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.
The Memory Care Summit 2015: The Positive Case for Change in Dementia Services
Presented by The Erickson School at UMBC’s Leadership Institute in January 2015, this summit addressed practical issues for the future of caring for those persons with memory impairment and their families. Kim Campbell was the keynote speaker.
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This meeting occurred shortly before Ashley Campbell testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging at a hearing to examine efforts to combat Alzheimer's disease.
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Glen explains his and his family's intention for going public about his diagnosis and battle with Alzheimer's disease: "to make people aware of it and (get) people to support it".