Heroes & Pioneers
Family History, Personal Calling Lead College Senior to Join Fight Against Alzheimer’s
Family history, compassion, a sense of moral obligation and an intense interest in the workings of the brain: these are the things that drove Caitlin McManus to intern at the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital at the end of her senior year at Rhode Island College
Passion for Fitness Fuels Sam Slezak’s Leadership in National Study to Protect Brain Health
Sam Slezak originally set out to become a trainer for professional athletes. Here’s how and why he became a project manager for a landmark national Alzheimer’s study instead.
The Heartbreaking, Hopeful Story Behind Siena Restaurant’s Caesar Salad
Siena Restaurants co-owner Chef Anthony Tarro shares why his father’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease, and how he and his family continue to fight back against the disease in his name, even after his passing.
Meet Susan Sullivan: A Lifelong Alzheimer’s Caregiver Volunteering to Help End the Disease
Susan Sullivan approaches her volunteer work for the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital from a unique perspective: she’s been a caregiver to those with Alzheimer’s for nearly 50 years.
Time to Change Attitudes on Alzheimer’s – Neurologist with the Disease Explains Why
Dr. Daniel Gibbs is on a mission to change attitudes on Alzheimer’s after 13 years living with the disease himself. Here’s the important reason why…
Dr. Stephen Correia is Fighting Alzheimer’s Through Research and Mentorship
How this neuropsychologist has come full circle and full-steam ahead in his career and his quest to help end Alzheimer’s at the Memory and Aging Program at Butler Hospital.
How This College Student Found His Life’s Purpose at an Alzheimer’s Research Center
Providence College senior Gregory Pappas was looking for a good internship. What he found was the start of his life’s work, at a leading center of Alzheimer’s research.
Balancing the Art and Science of Alzheimer’s Research: Meet Louisa Thompson, PhD
With a special combination of compassionate care and scientific inquiry, she’s part of the front-line fight to end Alzheimer’s.
Facing the Future, Fighting Alzheimer’s – Together
Ray and Elaine Theriault have embarked on many journeys in their 50+ years together. Now they’re on a new quest: to help end Alzheimer’s.
Breaking the Stigma of Living with Alzheimer’s Disease
Marc Archambault has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, but that’s not stopping him from living his best life – or inspiring others to do the same.