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Music, Humor and Determination Bring Comfort for Iowans with Alzheimer’s Disease
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Three Iowa women were among several dozen people who walked around the Iowa Statehouse Tuesday to raise awareness about Alzheimer's Disease. Becky Orr Montgomery, daughter of revered Iowa State Cyclones' men's basketball coach Johnny Orr, lost her mother to Alzheimer's and has numerous other family members who also suffered from it. She said families should keep trying different methods to connect with those with the disease. Her family used humor.