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L.S.Fisher Patient Expert

Sedalia, Missouri
Linda Fisher, Sedalia, MO, is the author and editor of Alzheimer’s Anthology of Unconditional Love. Proceeds from the book are donated to the Alzheimer’s Association. She speaks to Alzheimer’s groups, support groups, civic organizations, and writing groups.   Her book... Full Bio
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Death and Taxes by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia April is a month that makes me think of death and taxes. April 15 came with alarming speed as for the first time in a decade, I filed a joint return. Of course we used a ... Read on »
Unlikely Friendships by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia You’ve always heard of fighting like dogs and cats, so Harold was concerned when the stray kitten showed up on our doorstep. It was a little worse for wear: tail torn of ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Advocacy Forum 2015 by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I joined 1,100 other focused and dedicated advocates in Washington, D.C., to take our message to Capitol Hill. As always a highlight for me is to meet my long-term (fift ... Read on »
Spring Into Action at the Alzheimer’s Forum by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Spring is finally here and I’m packing for my fifteenth annual trip to Washington, D.C. It’s that time of year again when Alzheimer’s advocates converge on Capitol Hill ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Everywhere I go by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Last weekend, I had the privilege of speaking at the Business Women of Missouri legislative conference on Alzheimer’s legislation. A women’s group is an ideal audience for a ... Read on »
A Box of Memories by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Last week I opened a box of photos and found a hodgepodge of  memories packed inside. I had stashed a lot of miscellaneous photos in this box and the memories spanned de ... Read on »
Memory Day Common Sense Proposals by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I found my cousin, Karen, and her lobbying partner at what they called their “office.” This was a perfect area to see everyone that entered the building. Ginger and I jo ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s: The Triple Threat by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Alzheimer’s disease is a looming threat to each of us and to our government. In fact, it is a triple threat. Threat #1: Soaring prevalence. Every 67 seconds a person in ... Read on »
Live Until You Die by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Recently Harold and I went on a fifteen day cruise to Hawaii with my brother, his wife, my sister, and her husband. While at our last port, Kona, my brother said, “I s ... Read on »
January 14 is Last Day to Vote in Best Health Blog Contest! by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Hi Everyone. This is the first blog post I've made about the Healthline Best Health Blog Contest. I'm not sure how many years I've been in the contest, but last year my ... Read on »
Has Stanford Found a Cure for Alzheimer’s? by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia It is with optimistic caution that I share the latest good news regarding Alzheimer’s research from Stanford University. They may have found the elusive and overdue cure f ... Read on »
Baby It’s Cold Outside by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia According to my phone this morning the temperature was hovering at a balmy nine degrees and a cyclonic wind pushed the “real feel” way below zero. My last therapy appointm ... Read on »
A New Year’s Revolution to End Alzheimer’s by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia This is the beginning of a new year, and I think it’s time that we organize a revolution against Alzheimer’s disease. The National Alzheimer’s Plan is to find a prevention ... Read on »
The Broken Road by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Broken Road - Photo by Jimmy Capps As another year winds down, I find myself reflecting on the past year, and the years before that, and how I’ve arrived at ... Read on »
Some Days Are Sad by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I’m an optimistic person and would classify myself as happy—at least most of the time. Yet some days you get an early morning phone call that seems to just make the eart ... Read on »
MRI: Aligning Your Molecules by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI, to most of us) is a way to use your own body composition to analyze what’s going on inside you. A strong magnetic field aligns the hydrogen ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Advocacy at Work by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia For many years, I’ve been an Alzheimer’s volunteer and advocate and have attended the annual Advocacy Forum in Washington, D.C. for fourteen consecutive years. Because of my ... Read on »
Understanding Alzheimer's: Where's My Memory? by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Taylor Osman, author of "Where's My Memory" The far-reaching scope of Alzheimer’s disease is almost impossible to comprehend unless someone close to you dev ... Read on »
November is Caregivers Month: Caregiving Isn’t for Sissies by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia November is Caregivers Month, and I thought it was a good time to share my caregiver story. I was eighteen years old when Jim and I were married in Honolulu, ... Read on »
Salute to Veterans by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Today is Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day. In 1919, President Wilson established November 11 as the day to remember our veterans with these words:  “To us in ... Read on »