If you know someone with Alzheimer's disease or have been diagnosed yourself, this is your community. alzheimers.net grew out of the need to have a social network that will be a respite, a resource and a way to connect with others who share a common bond. Get authoritative, up-to-date resources and advice from professionals with expertise about Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.View Thread
Just a reminder that the Alzheimer's Assn. is a wonderful resource for anything you ever wanted to know about Alzheimer's and dementia - from research to how to talk to the children/grandchildren to tips on how to manage challenging issues. Their phone number is 800-272-3900.View Thread
I'm the admin for a senior health and caregiving blog called NYC Senior Care - www.nycseniorcare.org. We provide information on senior activities and caregiving for aging parents with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia.
I belong to a caregivers support group. The thread is called grossed out/need to vent on agingcare.com. We all need support at sometime in our lives! Perhaps you will find ut, you're never alone!View Thread
Hi, I'm posting to tell help my friend Debbie Burleson spread the word about her non-profit organization, A Journey of Heart's. A Journey of Hearts is dedicated to ensuring proper care for loved ones living with Alzheimer's disease. We are committed to giving our parents, grandparents, siblings, children, and friends a better quality of life, and a better tomorrow with the changes we are working toward today.
Please visit their site and send them words of encouragement as they continue to help their community and loved ones.
Some of you may know of disability advocate and award-winning journalist Richard Cohen's Strong at the Broken Places blog. Have you ever wondered about Richard and his life with M.S., or about the people's he's interviewed and written about, including those with Alzheimer's?
Wonder no more!
"A Patient Voice" is the name of the series of 17 video and audio clips that are companion pieces to the blog. They're from 5-32 minutes long, so I suggest taking them in slowly and looking at the matching blog as you go along.
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