This blog is for those who suffer from Alzheimer's Disease,
FTD and forms of dementia, caregivers, friends and medical professionals that want to share their feelings, thoughts, encouragement, vent and open how they cope with this disease. I was diagnosed in 2004 with the early stages, and quite frankly it scared the beegeebees out of me. 2007 PET SCAN confirmed all.
When I first heard
about what Olivia Mastry and ACT on Alzheimer's are doing in Minnesota, I had
dementia-friendly environments in 32 different communities. We will learn from
Olivia Mastry more about the power of dementia-friendly communities and use
their model to create dementia-friendly environments in all our
Executive Lead of ACT on Alzheimer's, will be joining us for our next
Alzheimer's Talks on Nov. 18 to answer questions about making your own community
ACT on Alzheimer's
recognizes there's no one-size-fits-all solution, but they're all borne out of a
series of foundational principles you can get started on, whether in your whole
community or at your business, place of worship, etc. Olivia will share her
recommendations, including lessons learned, and a toolkit with concrete steps in
developing a plan.
Join me to
learn more about how her work is helping those with dementia and how you can
apply ACT's vision in your community.
Please, join us for the
conversation by clicking the button below to register for our call on Tuesday,
Nov. 18, from 3 – 4 p.m. Eastern time.
The truth is, the only
way we'll end Alzheimer's and make lives better for sufferers and caregivers is
to do it together. This innovative approach needs to expand across the country,
and I can't wait for you to learn more about it.