Thursday, December 08, 2016

Seniorlink Caregivers Thank You Contest!

Hi Joe,

As we’re rapidly approaching the middle of December, I wanted to follow up about the “Thank You Caregiver Nation” contest, which is being sponsored by Seniorlink.

As the deadline to nominate a caregiver is at the end of this month, I was hoping that you might help us spread the word and share the contest details on your blog or social media profiles. We would love to reach as many deserving caregivers as possible!

Those wishing to nominate a caregiver can register at until December 31, 2016. Winners will be rewarded with a credit to PeachDish, a meal delivery company, which will help reduce the stress of planning meals for their families.

The full press release is included below, for your reference. Please let me know if you have any questions!


Seniorlink, Inc. Announces Call for Entries to "Thank You Caregiver Nation" Contest

Family Caregivers to Receive Free Meals Monthly Throughout 2017

Contest Goal is to Spotlight the Value and Selfless Commitment of Caregivers


BOSTON, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Seniorlink, Inc., a leading caregiver solutions company, announced a call for entries for "Thank You Caregiver Nation" - a new contest focused on raising awareness of family caregivers - the many silent heroes who provide care and comfort to a loved one.

The contest will feature twelve winners, with one winner selected for each month of 2017. Each winner will receive a credit to purchase meal options from PeachDish, a nutritious meal kit delivery company. The winners can use their PeachDish credit to order fresh, farm-to-table ingredients to cook meals for their families, and reduce the stress of food shopping and meal planning.

There are an estimated 44 million caregivers in the United States today.i They are the partners, spouses, sons, daughters, friends and loved ones who carry out a daily mission of compassion, hope and assistance. Through their commitment they provide dignity and comfort to a family member or loved one in need of care.

"Seniorlink stands alongside family caregivers as they fulfill their vital role in their loved ones lives," said Thomas P. Riley, CEO of Seniorlink, Inc. "Caregiving can take a physical, financial and emotional toll. This contest is our way of saying thank you – and showing our unwavering commitment to provide the highest quality resources, advocacy and insights for caregivers and their families."

Individuals wishing to nominate a caregiver, or themselves if they are a caregiver, have until midnight on December 31, 2016 to register at All that is required is an email address and a short written entry outlining why the nominated caregiver should be recognized. Winners will be randomly selected from a pool of applicants and notified via email.

See for complete contest terms and conditions.

About Seniorlink, Inc.

For more than 16 years, Seniorlink has pioneered solutions for caregivers across the nation, helping them provide their loved ones with the highest quality care. Seniorlink's unique in-home care solution, Caregiver Homes, dedicates experienced care teams to work alongside caregivers and their families, offering coaching and support at every step. This model, known as Structured Family Caregiving, was the first home and community-based service in the nation to receive the National Committee for Quality Assurance's (NCQA) highest level of Accreditation for Case Management.

To move from supporting thousands to millions of caregivers, Seniorlink has developed Vela, a caregiving platform that brings compassion to technology and assists caregivers as they navigate the complex and sometimes overwhelming world of caregiving. Vela transforms the caregiving experience by connecting care partners directly with caregivers to provide them with the coaching and insights they need along their journey, ultimately improving outcomes and lowering costs for their most complex, vulnerable members. To learn more, go to and follow on Twitter @SeniorlinkInc.

About NCQA

NCQA is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving health care quality. NCQA accredits and certifies a wide range of health care organizations. It also recognizes clinicians and practices in key areas of performance. NCQA is committed to providing health care quality information for consumers, purchasers, health care providers and researchers.

About PeachDish

Celebrating the freshest ingredients with Southern-inspired food full of innovative flavor, PeachDish delivers a refrigerated box to your doorstep with ingredients and recipes to cook dinner at home. Customers choose from at least eight different menu options each week, including at least three vegetarian dishes. While purchasing produce at the season's peak to achieve the most flavor and nutrition, the company works directly with farmers and purveyors to source ingredients local to the Southeast, which has an especially long growing season. Boxes are priced depending on number of servings ordered, and shipping location around the U.S. Order as often as you like, with free shipping for regular subscribers.

i AAPR & Public Policy Institute (June 2015). Executive Summary: Caregiving in the U.S. Retrieved from

SOURCE Seniorlink, Inc.

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Tuesday, December 06, 2016

I am asking for your support!!!!!

Congratulations! Living with Alzheimer's is nominated for Healthline’s Annual Best Health Blog Contest! Check it out here:

Every year we take a look at the top health blogs to honor & recognize them. This year things may look a little different, as we’ve updated the contest and taken strides to make sure everything runs smoothly & everyone has a good time voting for their favorites! 

You can vote once per day until December 12th when the winner will be announced. 

On the site in the search box type   Living With Alzheimer's and then click on the search glass.  Enter your email address where requested the vote and follow any other directions. Remember you can vote once a day until 12/12/2016.  Thanking you for your support.

God Bless and Keep You and This Country of Ours!

Saturday, December 03, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Alzheimer's and Me!

I have not really written how me and Alzheimer's are getting along of late. Well, i am able to put together a post in my wandering brain cells; but then I have a very difficult time getting it down to my fingers to type.  Once I manage to get my fingers ready with the post, then the problem of getting them to type is all together another story. When all is ready to go, I have to remember to get to my computer and then to the post section, many is the time when I finally get there everything else is gone out the window.  I sleep a great deal during the day and night, I am getting more and more confused and forgetful, wow what a surprise.

I was sitting this morning on the bench we have near the front window and staring at the area rug on the floor.  We have had this rug for maybe 5 years or so and I just noticed and told Lynn that there was green in the rug. She sat next to me and said that was why she was shocked when I said that I like the rug.  See I do not like green on furniture, drapes, rugs, walls or clothing, GREEN is for plants, grass and money only.

I watched 60 minutes this weekend, because they were having the Alzheimer's study breakthrough. What a waste the information they gave has been posted on my blog and others years ago. We know that there is a mutated gene that is carried by the people in that town in Columbia and it means Alzheimer's is coming to you 100%.  Dr. Oz I think it was a couple of years ago had a family from Michigan I think, that carry the gene, six siblings were on and five had the signs already in their 40's and the one sister was ok and caring for them.

I was happy to hear them admit that amyloid beta plaques and tau tangles, when pressed by the reporter, may not prove to be the problem and they will have waisted 15+ years of research. Wow where have I heard that before.  When, can someone tell me that these so called brilliant people will get the heads out of their collective asses and start looking for the real cause?

Well HAPPY HOLIDAYS to you all.

God Bless and Keep You and This Country of Ours!

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Marty Schottenheimer battling early-onset Alzheimer's

Remember the lady basketball coach who just died from Alzheimer's. The press was all over HER story from the start. God she was just a saint. Well how many of you heard about Marty? I live in San Diego County, where he was coach for the Chargers, not much said about it. Can I say SEXIST media, or am I politically incorrect.  Well if so to fricken bad. He was a winning coach and a very smart man. I am not singing his praises personally I did not like him and am not by any means a Chargers fan. What I am saying, I think is that his battle is just as important as anyone else's and because of his status it should be covered just as Coach Pat Summit was!

I also have been reading a lot of posts on new studies, cures, causes, etc. Boy some of you out there are repeating OLD NEWS, that went nowhere. There is no diet, no pill no anything that stops or cures Alzheimer's. What is it that you do not understand? Testy yes I am, tired of all the bull shit being spewed out. The Snake Oil Peddlers. Remember Coconut Oil, the cure, I said BS when I first was told of it, well it wall rampit on the net, have you heard of anyone cured from it? The answer I will help you is NO. Not a rap on Coconut Oil, it has its' qualities, but curing Alzheimer's or any form of dementia, sorry not so. I beg you all do not fall for the diets, drinks and other crap being promoted as a cure.  If you pay attention I think eating potato chips will be either the next cause or cure for Alzheimer's. Seems everything now is linked to or is a cause of the disease or it can cure it.

All in favor raise your hand.

Another Note an email I just received:

Hi Joseph,

Congratulations! Living with Alzheimer's is nominated for Healthline’s Annual Best Health Blog Contest! Check it out here:

Every year we take a look at the top health blogs to honor & recognize them. This year things may look a little different, as we’ve updated the contest and taken strides to make sure everything runs smoothly & everyone has a good time voting for their favorites! 

The contest has a nomination period, starting now, until November 21st. After that, you can vote once per day for your favorite blog up until December 12th when the winner will be announced. 

Once voting begins, we’ll send you a reminder email so you can share with your followers. Remember, the blog with the most votes will receive a $1000 cash prize!

Let me know if you have any questions. 

Congrats and good luck!


My ego booster today, which happens to be my 43rd anniversary of my 39th birthday. Yes I was born on this date in 1944, not found under a rock.

Until next time, take care of yourselves.

God Bless and Keep You and This Country of Ours!

Saturday, November 05, 2016

Fragile Storm

Remember the Priemier showing is Sunday, 11/6/2016 at 1 PM.

The following are the links I was supplied with.

"You can watch on Facebook, Twitter and "

God Bless,