You Can Help Someone Live Fully with Dementia

by Jackie Pinkowitz, DAA Co-Leader Every once in a while something special comes along that has the power to stop us in our tracks. Our “Person-Centered Matters” video (see it here) about people living with dementia and those who care about them has such power, beautifully highlighting the positive aspects about helping people live fully with dementia. Many people around our country are doing wonderful things to help others live fully with dementia; they just don’t get front-page [...]

2017-05-29T09:24:35+00:00 June 24th, 2016|

PERSPECTIVES ON ADVOCACY:  Strength in Numbers

By Cynthia Janus, M.D., author of THE ALZHEIMER’S CATASTROPHE: The Long Uphill Battle Against Alzheimer’s Disease and Why We Can’t Afford to Lose People who are diagnosed with dementia, and those who love them, embark on a challenging journey as the lives they had previously imagined are changed forever.   I know this because I was on this journey for at least thirteen years with my husband, who had dementia, ultimately diagnosed as Alzheimer’s type. [...]

2017-05-29T09:24:57+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|