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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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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 »
Music to My Ears by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Music has the ability to bring joy into our hearts and give us happy feet when the beat calls for dancing. Music has always been a part of my life although I can’t play an i ... Read on »
On the Scent: The Memory Connection by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Our sense of smell is a door that opens our memories. Sometimes the actual scent can be elusive, while the memory is strong. Yesterday, I walked into a room and for some rea ... Read on »
Success and Failure Olympian Style by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia My idea of a quad is to become completely engrossed in the Olympics every four years. Now that I have a DVR, I can pretty much watch every minute of televised action. I ... Read on »
Today and Yesterday by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Grandpa Everett Whittle and mules Jack and Pete Today has become a lazy Sunday morning. Between the ice and small layer of snow, the world seems to be at a ... Read on »
Happy Memories by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Last weekend, I fixed a cup of tea while my youngest granddaughter told me about her week. “What have you been doing lately, Grandma Linda?” she asked. “Well,” I said as ... 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 »
Like a Steel Trap by L.S.Fisher Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia How many people do you know that have a mind like a steel trap? These people can seem to remember everything, and then some. Don’t you just sometimes wonder how much of that ... Read on »