Don Reddington, whose courageous public efforts to bring more attention to Alzheimer’s disease were chronicled in the “Living With Alzheimer’s” publication in 2016, died on Tuesday morning (Oct. 2), his wife, Ginger said. “Don passed away peacefully at 10:08 a.m. today at Central Washington Hospital. His family was at his side,” Ginger said in an […]
Dad-and-daughter road trip covers 1,300 miles by motorcycle By Don Nelson When the big doors opened at the Pybus Market in Wenatchee and the orange motorcycle and sidecar rolled in, Don Reddington was ready for his long ride to be over. “I’m home,” a grinning Reddington exulted as he climbed from the sidecar with the […]
Donni Reddington, the daughter of Don and Ginger Reddington, is planning a 10-day motorcycle trip around Washington state with her dad this summer to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, and she’s looking for help with expenses. Donni Reddington has created a gofundme.com account — www.gofundme.com/ride4alzheimers — to help support the trip. Don Reddington was the subject of “Living With […]
Methow Valley artist Ginger Reddington has won the Morrie and Joan Alhadeff Purchase Award for her painting “Tri Triptych Perfecta,” presented by the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association and Emerald Downs Racetrack. The work will be shown at the racetrack near Auburn in the Equine Art 2016 exhibit.
Thanks to the remarkable generosity of many people, the fundraising drive to support publication of Living With Alzheimer’s: the Don Reddington Project has generated impressive support. The Methow Valley News plans to publish a magazine-style compilation of the eight articles that Don wrote for the newspaper last year about facing Alzheimer’s and its implications, plus an […]
Methow Valley artist Ginger Reddington was another victim of the arson fire that damaged the Twisp River Pub on Feb. 29. Reddington, who lives with her husband, Don, on Benson Creek south of Twisp, had 17 of her original works on display at the pub. None were destroyed, but all were damaged by smoke and […]
About one year ago Dr. Raleigh Bowden and I began discussing writing a book about what it’s like to live with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). I have been educating myself about Alzheimer’s and talking openly with people about the disease since I received my diagnosis in early 2014. I have found that a lot of people are in denial about having the disease, or are trying to hide it.
Reddington exhibit at Mazama Country Inn Works by local artist Ginger Reddington are on display at the Mazama Country Inn through Dec. 30. Reddington’s paintings can be seen in the dining room and lobby whenever the inn is open. For more about her work, visit www.gingerreddington.com. The exhibit is sponsored by Confluence Gallery. For more […]
See art in the making this weekend (Sept. 19 and 20) when 27 artists in 18 studios throughout the Methow Valley open their doors to the public. Artists will provide demonstrations of works in process along with finished art works for sale. Participating artists include painters, fiber and textile artists, ceramicists, woodworkers, photographers, jewelers, metal […]
I have Alzheimer’s disease. And while I don’t require a lot of help from my wife, Ginger, now, I know that in time I am going to need help doing lots of things I am used to doing for myself. I will need the help of many caregivers, and I hope they understand the special needs of a person with Alzheimer’s disease (AD).