John Sims, Lilly Neuroscience's medical lead on Alzheimer's disease, is one of several employees sharing personal stories in a YouTube video series.

In Lil­ly so­cial me­dia video se­ries, em­ploy­ees open up about Alzheimer's per­son­al ties — and in­spi­ra­tion

Hang­ing in the hall­ways of Eli Lil­ly’s neu­ro­science di­vi­sion are por­traits of em­ploy­ee fam­i­ly mem­bers who have died from Alzheimer’s dis­ease. The paint­ings are both trib­utes and in­spir­ing re­minders of the work Lil­ly em­ploy­ees are do­ing.

Now a so­cial me­dia ef­fort is ex­tend­ing those sto­ries be­yond Lil­ly’s walls. Em­ploy­ees tell their per­son­al sto­ries as the chil­dren, grand­chil­dren, care­givers and sci­en­tists con­nect­ed to Alzheimer’s dis­ease in a se­ries of videos, six so far, with more to come.

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