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LISA GENOVA

Best-selling author Lisa Genova may be best known for her book Still Alice, the story of a women with early onset Alzheimer’s disease. The book was on the New York Times bestseller list for 59 weeks, and was made into an Academy Award winning film starring Julianne Moore. Lisa graduated

DIANA FISKE

Since 2007, Diana Fiske has organized a round robin tennis tournament at Fishers Island’s Hay Harbor Club to raise money for Cure Alzheimer’s Fund. “Pretty much everyone I know has a parent or friend who has been afflicted with Alzheimer’s,” says Fiske. Hay Harbor Club member Alison McCance was diagnosed

STEF DESMOND

Stef Desmond of Boston usually goes away for her birthday. But in honor of her 30th birthday she decided to do something different. “I asked my family and friends to donate $30, or whatever they could, to fund Alzheimer’s research. I wanted to raise awareness for the disease and raise money

KENDRA BLANKENSHIP

Just imagine you have just been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, a debilitating disease with no cure in sight. As a crescendo of emotions, such as fear and depression, run through you like a race-car flying at 200 MPH, you begin to worry about the future, as you know you will