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Bake sale raises $900+ for Alzheimer’s Association

Beautiful weather and amazing support from the community helped Bay Aging raise more than $900 for the Alzheimer’s Association at its Sept. 21 bake sale at Urbanna Market.

The fundraiser featured desserts made by Bay Aging employees, and was spearheaded by Mary Arthur, dementia focused options counselor; Sue Mayhue, payroll administrator/assistant HR administrator, and Austen Gaines, care coordinator.

Sales exceeded expectations—Arthur, who lost her grandmother to Alzheimer’s, grew emotional as she remarked, “I can’t say thank you enough to everyone who contributed baked goods, purchased goodies, and made donations. My heart is overflowing.”

Arthur leads Bay Aging’s efforts to serve Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck residents who have Alzheimer’s and other dementias. She coordinates caregiver support groups, caregiver socials, educational presentations, and caregiver counseling. All of these services are available at no charge; call Bay Aging at 1-800-493-0238 for more infor...

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