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Debbie Phelps
Importance of 'memory fitness' [Letter]
Importance of 'memory fitness' [Letter]

When I came to Baltimore-based Erickson Living to work as a public relations summer intern, I imagined I would enrich my professional experiences and skills but never dreamed I'd walk away with such a wealth of knowledge on memory care, memory health and memory fitness. With more than 5 million Americans now suffering from Alzheimer's disease, the timing could not have been better to help raise awareness for the Erickson Living-managed Charlestown retirement community's Memory Support Program and funds for Alzheimer's research. As a fitness lover and former collegiate swimmer, I knew that Charlestown would be a perfect fit for the swimming campaign I envisioned. Why?...