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Joseph Potocny Patient Expert

Oceanside, California
I was born 11/17/1944, you do the math. I have been diagnosed with AD & FTD. I run my blog to tell what it is like in This World, that I call My World. Hopefully it gives some insights to caregivers and the medical profession as to who and what we really are and what we do know. I tell it as I... Full Bio
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LovingGrand

Manchester, Michigan

Karen Henley

California
My husband was diagnosed with Early Onset Alzheimer's Disease 8 years ago when he was 36 years old (he has the familial type - both his mom and brother have already passed away from the disease). My children were 7 & 9 when he was diagnosed. I felt VERY strongly that not enough was being done to find a cure for this disease because the general pblic felt it was just an "old person's...

judyscaregiver

las vegas, Nevada
I have been taking care of my mother since May of 2005. I guess the best way to understand the reason for my blog is to go back and read one of my very first posts Judy’s Dementia. I am also here to be a voice for other caregivers and to help with research and support for anyone taking care of an elderly parent. My goals are simple: 1) To share my mothers story with the world 2) To let...

Bob DeMarco

Delray Beach, Florida
I am a citizen journalist, writer, investor and caregiver. I am the sole caregiver for my mother; she suffers from Alzheimer's disease. Prior to moving to Delray Beach, Florida to take care of my mother I was CEO of a software development and marketing company based in Reston, Va. I worked in several Wall Street firms, venture capital and as a private investor. The...

Michele W.

Bernville, Pennsylvania
I'm a wife, mother,and grandmother, who is trusting daily in God's Word that He will strengthen me to rise above life's difficulties. I live with multiple chronic illnesses. The Lord has been teaching me to Live Simply, Laugh Often, and to Love Deeply. I hope to encourage, uplift, and at times amuse. I will share my heart and life openly, praying that the Lord will use His Words and mine to...

Eva Z.

Oakville, Canada
I am a RN and I have been in the nursing profession since 1978. From bedside nursing I turned to community care nursing and have been operating and co-owning  a private home care company in Toronto, Ontario since 1995 – Thornbrook Home Care owing and operating another in Oakville, Ontario called Thistlecreek Health Care. I am the founder and administrator for...

Michael B.

Mobile, Alabama

Linda B.

California
I watched over Mom and Dad for many years as their health and memories began to fail. In 2005, they moved in with us. In December of last year, they moved into assisted living. In May of this year, Dad passed away. During all of this, I developed high blood pressure and high cholesterol, had occasional episodes of lone atrial fibrillation, and was diagnosed with CLL (chronic lymphocytic...
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