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Alzheimer’s Support Group: HBO Screening by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 7:58pm We watched Momentum in Science Part II at our last support group meeting. When a new person entered the room and introduced herself, she said, “My dad is in the film.” She didn’t know if he was in the segment we were going to watch. I sat close to her and ask her to let us know if he was in this segment. Toward the end, she said, “That’s my dad.” ... Read on »
Blog 55: My First Alzheimer's Support Group Meeting by We Were Five Posted Mon 03 Dec 2012 12:43am My mom was moved from the nursing rehab facility to a group home last week.  I like this idea of her being in a group home better than a nursing home.  She is still three hours away from most of the family, and I don’t like that, but I can’t do anything about it.  I just hope Mom adjusts and starts eating again.    Renee set a r ... Read on »
Man Preyed on Elderly at Alzheimer's Support Groups, Authorities Say by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 Jul 2010 4:27pm By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room Does your elderly parent(s) live alone? Does your mother, father, or spouse attend an Alzheimer's support group on their own? More and more, I am reading about criminals preying on the elderly. Most people think it couldn't happen to them. Are you sure? By their nature, scam "artists" a ... Read on »
Ronald Reagan’s Daughter Talks About Alzheimer’s Support Groups by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Fri 16 Mar 2012 9:36am Patti Davis talks about “Beyond Alzheimer’s,” an Alzheimer’s support group she co-leads at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. Alzheimer's Reading Room Patti Davis “There were so many unknowns, no one could give us information. I felt so isolated and so lonely. I went through a decade of losing my father. N ... Read on »
FREE ONLINE ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP by Mom-n-Me Posted Thu 29 Sep 2011 12:17pm 09/29/2011 By ~ Sandy 1 Comment If you or a loved one suffers from Alzheimer’s, Early Onset Alzheimer’s, or another Dementia related disease, if you are an advocate, or want to know more about these diseases, we invite you to join us. At Memory People™, you will find care and support in a com ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Support Groups and Google Hangout by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 29 Jan 2012 12:17am I read about Alzheimer's caregivers all the time that say they are lonely or don't have anyone to talk too. There is a simple solution to this problem. By Bob DeMarco Alzheimer's Reading Room I am sitting here wondering if there are any support groups out there built around Google Hangout. Anybody? You might be wonde ... Read on »
Alzheimer Caregiver Support Groups for Men by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 9:08am Why are there so few Alzheimer’s caregiver support groups for men in America? Guest Post by Eugene A. Conrad Is it okay for a husband to seek female companionship while his wife is confined to a nursing home? A question easily discussed in an all-male caregiver support group, but because of embarrassment, hardly expected with wome ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Support Groups, What I Learned in the Last Three Weeks by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 1:58pm I don't know if the Alzheimer's Reading Room can be considered a support... Batter Up. Read on »
A Virtual Alzheimer's Support Group by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sat 06 Feb 2010 6:34am ....comments bring on another dimension--maybe validation -- Kerry Runyeon.... By Bob DeMarco This yearone of my goals is to promote more interaction in the comments box below the articles. As the year goes onI am hoping to see more back and forth between readers. In order to accomplish this missionI am going to need some ... Read on »
What to do when Alzheimer's Strikes by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Wed 16 Sep 2009 10:37pm @ALZHEIMERSread is a Twitter Feed which is the companion of the Alzheimer's Reading Room. I am now getting a few referrals each week asking me what to do when Alzheimer's strikes. I usually start with the following recommendations. Subscribe to The Alzheimer's Reading Room--via Email First, I would purchase these two books. ... Read on »