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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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ABC Article on Early Onset Alzheimer's by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Russell Goldman has written an article about how early onset Alzheimer's affects people in the workplace. The title is "For Early Onset Dementia Patients, Workplace Fraught ... Read on »
Advocates and Avocados by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia David Hyde Pierce, who has been a champion for Alzheimer’s began this year’s forum by joking about how the word advocate in Spanish is abogado, which sounds like “av ... Read on »
Age Discrimination Plagues Those with Early Onset Alzheimer’s by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia The law protects us against age discrimination when we pass our fortieth birthday—at least for employment purposes. We are up in arms when someone is discriminated again ... Read on »
Already August by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I turned the calendar this morning and found it hard to believe it is already August. Before this month is over, kids will be back in school, and we’ll all be wondering what ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Action Day – September 21 by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia September 21 was known as World Alzheimer’s Day for many years. This year, September was designated World Alzheimer’s Month and the 21st took on a new role—Alzheimer’s A ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Action Summit by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia For the eleventh time, I made the trip to Washington DC to add my voice to other Alzheimer’s advocates. For the second time my granddaughter went with me. We were ... 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 »
Alzheimer’s Advocacy Frontlines by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Roberta Fischer, Rep. Hartzler, Linda Fisher If we want to declare war on Alzheimer’s, advocates and researchers form the frontlines. What’s at stake ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Advocates Succeed in Increasing Research Funding by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Sometimes being an Alzheimer’s advocate can be frustrating. It seems that our voices of reason often fall on deaf ears. I’ve gone to Washington, D. C., thirteen consecut ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Awareness - The Color Purple by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I’ve always had a love affair with the color purple which worked well when I discovered it was the Alzheimer’s color. We are gearing up for Memory Walk so I’ve gotten into ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Breakthrough Ride - Sedalia MO by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I began this day of vacation at 4:30 a.m. to meet and greet the four Missouri researchers who will cycle 71 miles from Sedalia to Jefferson City. Jon Cirrito, PhD, and Jes ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Future: Research or Palliative Care by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I’m a baby boomer and I know just how old we are getting. This year I plan to retire and hope to have time, finally, to enjoy all the activities I’ve had to put on the bac ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Journey – Alzheimer’s Resource by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia On Alzheimer’s Action Day, “Alzheimer’s Journey” was launched as a new section to my www.lsfisher.com website. Journey is written for caregivers, those with dementia, or f ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Research: A Little Mouse Told Me by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Picture courtesy Michael Muin At our last Alzheimer’s Board meeting, we were treated to a tour of Missouri University’s Center for Translational Neuroscienc ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Support Group: HBO Screening by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia 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 d ... Read on »
Alzheimer’s Walk Season: I Challenge You… by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Sedalia Memory Walk 1998 We are entering Walk to End Alzheimer’s season, and I challenge you to join the fight against Alzheimer’s by participating in the W ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Action Summit by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I was at the Alzheimer’s Association Action Summit for the tenth year along with more than 650 focused advocates. I highly recommend the Alzheimer's Facts and Figures report ... Read on »
Alzheimer's Experience—Effective, But Cruel Teacher by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Jessica Snell, Alzheimer's Volunteer I’m sure you’ve heard that experience is the best teacher. I’ve come to the conclusion that not only is it the best tea ... Read on »
Alzheimer's puts stresses on caregivers, but these strategies can help | alzheimer, parent, puts -... by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Alzheimer's puts stresses on caregivers, but these strategies can help | alzheimer, parent, puts - Sedalia Democrat Read on »
Alzheimer's Reading Room: What is it like being an Alzheimer's caregiver? Unconditional Love by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I submitted an article to Alzheimer's Reading Room about my caregiving experience. The Reading Room is an excellent source of information about Alzheimer's and includes ever ... Read on »