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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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You Are My Sunshine: Vitamin D and Alzheimer’s by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia What’s not to love about bright sunshiny summer days? Here it is summer and some of us have been soaking up the rays whether at the beach, the backyard, or while gardeni ... Read on »
Good News for Boomers: Decline in Alzheimer’s Risk by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia The Silver Tsunami moves ahead with full force, alarms blaring and warning whistles screeching. What will be the plight of the aging Boomer generation? Will we pound the fin ... Read on »
PTSD and Combat Increase Alzheimer’s Risk by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia When it comes to war, we often worry about our loved one’s safety and pray they will come home unharmed. It doesn’t usually happen that way. Some come home with outward ... Read on »
Never Underestimate the Power of Love by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia The puppy came to his door on a cold winter night, shivering, whimpering, and a few timid barks. She knew she needed help, but was afraid she would get a boot in the side ... Read on »
Summer Begins and Starts to End by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I sat out on the deck last night looking at the stars and rubbing my arms because the breeze was just a wee bit chilly. That seemed a little strange since earlier in the day ... Read on »
Negative Thoughts, Positive Actions by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia On days when I wake up and feel the urge to start the day with lifted spirits, I select a Joel Osteen sermon on the DVR. I have several to choose from and last week I watche ... 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 Speaker at Senior Center, Warsaw, MO by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Linda Fisher, Sedalia, MO, author and speaker, will present a one-hour program on Caregiver Emotions, 10:00 a.m., June 12, at the Senior Center at Harbor Village, Warsaw ... Read on »
Moving On by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Life is always moving forward, and I participated in two different types of promotions this week. One promotion was my grandson from kindergarten to first grade complete w ... Read on »
Memorial Day Traditions by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia My earliest memory of Memorial Day was going to the cemetery to place flowers on graves. It always made me feel just a little bit weird to realize that in the ground benea ... Read on »
There's an App for That by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia It seems that no matter what you want to do, someone will remind you, “There’s an app for that,” and sure enough there is. Often it is things you don’t even think about. “Ho ... Read on »
In the Still of the Night by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I used to think that older/retired people didn’t need much sleep. Seemed like after years of forcing themselves out of bed during their working years, they found themselves ... Read on »
Dare to Inspire and to Be Inspired by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia April was a busy month and the first week of May was more of the same. On May Day, I went to the Lodge of the Four Seasons to spend time with some of the most inspiring wo ... Read on »
The Easter Butterfly by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia This Easter seemed to be a bit of a letdown as I drove to church. Of course, maybe that was to be expected since Good Friday marked the ninth anniversary of Jim’s death. ... Read on »
Voices for Alzheimer’s—Nine Hundred Purple Sashes by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I just returned from my fourteenth annual journey to Washington, D.C., for the Alzheimer’s Advocacy Forum. My sister, Roberta, made the trip with me this year—for her th ... Read on »
The Morning Sunlight Diet—Free and Easy by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Maine Sunrise Sleep was elusive as a severe thunderstorm chose midnight to crash, boom, and pelt the windows with hail. About the time exhaustion won the tu ... Read on »
Let’s Talk About Women and Alzheimer’s by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Before Alzheimer’s came into my life, I considered it to be an equal opportunity disease affecting males and females the same way. During my years of involvement, I began to ... Read on »
HOPE for Alzheimer’s by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia More than five million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease including 110,000 Missourians. With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 each day, cases of Alzheimer’s are expected to s ... Read on »
Eric Rill: An Absent Mind by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I often receive offers to endorse products or promote others’ agendas on my blog. I usually ignore or decline these offers. Recently, Maria Corder with Avante Press as ... Read on »
Seth Rogan Livens Up Senate Hearing on Alzheimer’s by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Well, the purpose of having a celebrity spokesperson is to get attention. Having Seth Rogen testify at the February 26 Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health & ... Read on »