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SupportGroups.com

Los Angeles, California
SupportGroups.com is for individuals, friends and families who are looking to connect during life's challenging times. Share personal experiences, evaluate information and get support during times of need, illness, treatment or recovery. SupportGroups.com is part of a Network of Health Related Sites which gives our Community access to tens of thousands of health related...

Kathy K

California
My husband has early onset Alzheimer's Disease, and I am his caretaker as well as his biggest fan.  In June we will have been married for 30 years, and we dated for 5 years before that, so he has been in my life since I was 18 years old.  We had two children, Shelley and Andrew, and Andrew passed away in June of 2007 from an accidental overdose.  Shelley recently married her...

Freethinker

Mt. Vernon, Illinois
I am a writer/webmaster for Peer Observations, A premiere bi-monthly Medical Magazine: http://www.peerobservations.com I am co-director for Illinois Lyme Disease Network, where we have monthly support group meetings, do many activities to bring awareness to Southern Illinois and the surrounding areas. We just recieved our State Proclamation for 2010! http://www.illinoislyme.com/ I also...

Author Debbie Nicholson

California
Published Author Alternative Health Featured Contributor Associated Content  Alternative Health Medical Examiner on Examiner Run Cancer Support Group Found Musicians Fight For Life For Cancer Patients  Write on several sites on the internet  

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 Early Onset Blog: Essays from an Online Journal was released in 2009. Her current book project is...

Carol Bradley Bursack

Fargo, North Dakota
Over the span of two decades, author, columnist, consultant and speaker Carol Bradley Bursack cared for a neighbor and six elderly family members. As a result of this experience, Bradley Bursack wrote "Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories," a portable support group for caregivers. "Minding Our Elders" is used as a college text for gerontology...

Cassjones

California
I am the wife and mom of 5 beautiful children. In March of 2012, my 50 year old mom was diagnosed with a very rare of dementia, called semantic dementia. I was left with so many questions about the future and what this disease meant. I searched for resources and support on this disease, but couldn't find much about it on the web or at local dementia groups. at the same time, I began blogging...

Dr. Don Hayen Medical DoctorHealth Maven

Specialty: Dermatology
San Marcos, California
I'm a 75 year old retired dermatologist. I've been diagnosed with early Alzheimer's disease but if you met me you wouldn't know it. I now write novels and articles plus a blog called thetripover.com. My wife and I live near San Diego. We have two grown children, a son and a daughter, and 6 grandchildren.

Bob DeMarco Patient Expert

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...

ADC at the University of Pennsylvania Health Impact Award

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The University of Pennsylvania Alzheimer's Disease Center and Penn Memory Center conduct several distinct types of research studies related to dementia, and specifically Alzheimer's disease. The Penn Memory Center is where individuals and families can come for evaluation and treatment of symptoms of age related memory loss. The goal of the Penn Memory Center is to provide a thorough...