Posts in category "Alzheimer's"

Love In The Time of Alzheimer's

Love In The Time of Alzheimer's
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with an Alzheimer’s Awareness series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st.  Over the past three weeks, I’ve done a lot of thinking and writing about Alzheimer’s. It’s been a learning... Read more »

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: The sadness of seeing her suffer

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: The sadness of seeing her suffer
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with a series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st. This guest post is by Beth Prystowsky. No one every said the word Alzheimer’s about my Grandma Lene.  But, I knew she... Read more »

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: Dear Grandma

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: Dear Grandma
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with a series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st.  Dear Grandma, I started writing this letter during a training at work. We were talking about dealing with death as caregivers... Read more »
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Alzheimer's Through a Grandchild's Eyes

Alzheimer's Through a Grandchild's Eyes
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with a series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st. This guest post about Alzheimers and grandchildren is by Erin Petron Grosser. “Hi, Grandma.” “Hi, Erin. How are you and Matthew?”... Read more »

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: It IS a social problem

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: It IS a social problem
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with a series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st. This guest post is by Amy Schlegel. My introduction to Alzheimer’s disease occurred as a college student when I was a... Read more »

Celebrity Faces of Alzheimer's

I may have been a Jon girl back in my NKTOB days (I like the quiet ones), but will always love Joey McIntyre for his support of the Alzheimer's Association and dedication to his mother who lives with the disease. He's got the right stuff....baby.
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with an Alzheimer’s Awareness series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st. I’ve never been sure what constitutes a “sexy” cause. To me, there’s little sexy about anything bad that happens... Read more »
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Down syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease

Down syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with an Alzheimer’s Awareness series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st.  Imagine being a new mother in the 1960s and early 1970s. You’ve just given birth and are so excited... Read more »

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: What I Want To Remember About My Father

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: What I Want To Remember About My Father
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with an Alzheimer’s Awareness series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st. This post is by Angela Bahng.  My father is 64 years old and has Alzheimer’s. Because he’s still so... Read more »

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month:Imprinted On His Heart

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month:Imprinted On His Heart
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with a series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st. This guest post is by Amy Negussie. He rode is bicycle across the country—L.A. to D.C. He hiked the Appalachian trail.... Read more »
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Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: Caring for Caregivers

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month: Caring for Caregivers
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month and No Bags To Check is going purple with an Alzheimer’s Awareness series dedicated to this important cause and the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day event on June 21st.  Much of the discussion around Alzheimer’s deals with those living with the disease. But the flipside of Alzheimer’s is the... Read more »