Emily Albera, Author at Washington Daily News

Community Columns

Tending Miss Emily

I try not to fake it. But when someone begins a sentence with “Don’t you remember when…” or “You remember so and so, don’t you?” ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Friday, September 13, 2019 7:37 pm

News

News anchor awarded Gold Shoe at Alzheimer’s Walk

WITN’s Dave Jordan received the 2017 Gold Shoe for his continued dedication to the Alzheimer’s Walk and Education Fair, held Oct. 7. Jordan has emceed the ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:42 pm

Community Columns

What’s in a name?

In business, education and social situations, we learn that remembering someone’s name is essential to making a good impression. Some of us were taught memory ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Thursday, October 5, 2017 2:45 pm

Community Columns

Taking the car away

When a woman has lived alone without husband or child for 25 years, her car is her independence. How do you tell a person with ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Monday, September 18, 2017 12:07 am

News

AlzNC raises funds to fight Alzheimer’s, dementia

From Alzheimer’s North Carolina Inc. Many people in eastern North Carolina do not realize that we have a local resource for Alzheimer’s and dementia information: ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Wednesday, August 30, 2017 1:24 pm

Community Columns

Issues facing families who deal with Alzheimer’s

Because my mother had Alzheimer’s disease 18 years, and because so many of my friends are encountering loved ones who have dementia, people talk to ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 3:34 pm

Community Columns

Eastern NC has Alzheimer’s resource

Many people here in eastern North Carolina do not realize they have a local resource for Alzheimer’s and dementia information: Alzheimers North Carolina (AlzNC). Having ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Friday, September 23, 2016 2:41 pm

Community Columns

Hiring a caregiver

Statistically, caregiving for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease, or some form of dementia, falls on family members. Usually the caregiver is a husband, ... Read more

by Emily Albera, Friday, September 16, 2016 5:28 pm