President Ronald Reagan’s family really raised the bar of Alzheimer’s awareness. See former President Obama with Nancy Reagan, describing why she will always be remembered for her immeasurable impact on the fight to end Alzheimer’s.
See the video below for a tribute to the great contributions made by Nancy Reagan and her family to the fight against Alzheimer’s.
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Also, see the inspiring letter Ronald Reagan wrote upon his diagnosis. When he received his Alzheimer’s diagnosis, he immediately penned this profound letter to America. It led the way in breaking down the stigma and myths surrounding Alzheimer’s. Watch Nancy Reagan describe that moment, 21 years past. It marked the ceasing of his formal, public appearances and the beginning of his long, private farewell. Read President Reagan’s letter to America about his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
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