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Chaffin Luhana Pittsburgh Team Walks to Fight Alzheimer’s

This entry was posted on Tuesday, October 16th, 2018 by Chaffin Luhana

This past Saturday, team members from the Chaffin Luhana LLP Law Firm, along with their families, friends, and 4,000 other Pittsburgh area residents walked along the North Shore in an effort to fight Alzheimer’s Disease.

Thank you to everyone who participated in this 2-mile walk to raise awareness for such an important and life-altering issue.

Chaffin Luhana Alz Walk in Pittsburgh
 

The Chaffin Luhana team raised $1,450 for the Alzheimer’s Association which will be used to raise awareness, provide support, and advance research on this life-threatening disease which affects 5.7 million Americans.

This debilitating disease impacts not only the patients, but also the family and friends which provide care and support throughout the stages of the disease. In Pennsylvania alone, over 400,000 adults suffer from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, which directly impacts over 675,000 caregivers.

Currently, Alzheimer’s Disease is the sixth most common cause of death in America and unfortunately, very little is known about the disease. There is no cure or prevention at this time, which is why raising awareness and supporting research for this disease is so important.

If you would like to make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association through the Chaffin Luhana team, please visit: http://act.alz.org/goto/chaffinluhana-pa.

As a member of The Injury Board, Chaffin Luhana has come together with nearly 100 other law firms across the country for this year’s Day of Action in an effort to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease.

Along with participating in Alzheimer’s Association Walks, the firm will be interviewing 13 members of the Alzheimer’s community, including researchers, caregivers, support counselors, and more. We’ll be publishing our interviews in various formats across our New York, Pittsburgh, and West Virginia Legal Examiner sites throughout the month of November, which is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.

If you’d like to stay up to date on our Alzheimer’s disease interviews, be sure to follow us on Facebook. We’ll be sharing the interviews as they’re published.

how not to be a lawyer

according to eric t. chaffin

“My father was a union witness at an arbitration in a steel mill. After the hearing, my father, dressed in blue jeans and a sweatshirt, stuck out his hand to shake hands with the company’s lawyer. The lawyer refused. The lawyer was not upset because my dad got the best of him but because he frowned upon working class people. I was the first person in my family to graduate from college. My dad used this story to remind me to respect others, to remember where I came from and as an example of how not to conduct myself as a lawyer.”

eric t. chaffin

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