Alzheimer’s Foto Friday – Q&A with Betsy and Molly Arnold

Happy Friday, folks!┬á Today we’re spotlighting Betsy and Molly Arnold, who will be speaking at our Twelfth Annual Family Portrait Luncheon next week.┬á

Betsy Arnold co-authored “Coach Broyles’ Playbook for Alzheimer’s Caregivers: A Practical Tips Guide” with her father, former University of Arkansas head football coach Frank Broyles.  Betsy and her father cared for her mother who had Alzheimer’s. Betsy has been featured with her father on the Dr. Phil show.

Molly Arnold is Betsy Arnold’s daughter and Frank Broyles’ granddaughter.  She began speaking at numerous events and seminars across the country after her grandmother passed away. Caregiving is her passion and Molly shares her experiences with all who can benefi­t.

What is your favorite quote?

Molly: “You make a living by what you get. You make a life by what you give.” -Winston Churchill┬á

Betsy: “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, What! You too? I thought I was the only one!” -C.S. Lewis

What pearl of wisdom would you give to a caregiver of someone with Alzheimer’s disease?

Molly: Cherish every moment.

Betsy: Your attitude is your number one asset.

Are you dog people or cat people?

We’re both dog people!

How long have you been speaking about AlzheimerΓÇÖs disease and caregiving?

We’ve been speaking about Alzheimer’s disease and caregiving since the summer of 2009.

What is your favorite place youΓÇÖve traveled?

We LOVE San Diego. The weather is always so beautiful!

 

For more information about our Twelfth Annual Family Portrait Luncheon, call Abby at 713.314.1341.

AlzTex Admin

The Alzheimer's Association Houston & Southeast Texas Chapter (www.alz.org/texas) consists of families, caregivers, scientists, health professionals, and concerned citizens who are committed to finding a cure for Alzheimer's Disease and to easing the burden of Alzheimer's Disease and related disorders on patients and their families and loved ones.