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
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.
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.
Brown University student Jackie Ho lost her grandmother to Alzheimer’s. Now she’s trying to change the future of the disease for others.
There are 23,000 Rhode Islanders suffering from Alzheimer’s. Dr. Karen Bell is giving her time, talents and even more to help change that.
“My volunteerism is based on my dad teaching me that we should all work to leave this place a little better. It does not matter your situation, there is always something that can be done to make a positive difference…”