Sunday, August 22, 2010

Contest Reminder

For those who don't know, I am a strong advocate of Alzheimer's disease research and support. Two of the most important people in my world battled Alzheimer's disease, and it is a pain and suffering I hope that others may someday be able to avoid.

Alzheimer's disease affects millions of Americans and their families. This disease robs spouses of their companions, and children of their parents and grandparents. Often, it can also erode the health and financial resources of caregivers.

I just signed a petition calling on Congress to make Alzheimer's disease a national priority. Will you add your voice and support?

Here is the link

Your signature will be delivered to Congress on September 21, 2010 World Alzheimer's Day. (Put it on your calendar!)

To encourage you to show your support, I have come up with a small prize for one of you who signs this petition. It's a surprise because though I want to encourage you, I also want you signing the petition because you believe in the cause. But it will be good! After signing, leave a comment before Sunday at 6:00pm est, letting me know that you have (we're going on the honor system here). I will post the winner Sunday evening and contact you for your address.

Together, we can make Alzheimer's a national priority.

Thanks!
-Meg

3 comments:

  1. I love your site girls! And I love that you hit so many important topics. My mom and aunt are struggling to take care of my grandmother, who has alzheimer's. It really changes the quality of life of everyone around you. Thanks for letting me know about the Alzheimer's Association petition! Keep being amazing!

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  2. I just signed, Meg! Thankfully, I haven't ever had to deal with Alzheimer's on a personal level. I can only imagine how difficult that would be for the individual and their loved ones. Stay strong!

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  3. @jenni- I'm so sorry your family is struggling with Alzheimer's right now. You are all in my prayers.

    @Kelli- thanks Kelli! Every signature moves us closer to ending this devastating disease. xo

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