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5 Tips for Talking With a Person Who Has Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 03.16.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

"I don't have a daughter," she said matter of factly. "Oh," I countered, picking up the family photo again and holding it out for her to see. "You just told me you have a daughter. Here she is."

How I Want to Be Treated If I Develop Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 04.23.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

I want to be treated with respect, which means people should not talk about me negatively in my presence. If I am 'still there' I may understand every word even if I don't talk anymore. I will also want people to knock before entering my room and preserve my dignity.

Can People With Alzheimer's Still Enjoy Life?

Marie Marley | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Among the general public, Alzheimer's is typically considered a horrible, cruel and devastating disease that destroys its "victims," one that robs them of their very humanity.

What Are Smartphones Doing To Our Relationships?

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.20.2012 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

I suppose that I too am guilty (if that's the right word) of avoiding contact, or taking the easy way out. And so I asked myself, what are we all so afraid of? The easy way out of what?