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Physicians, Lawmakers, You and I Can Erase the Alzheimer’s Stigma

Fortunately, as Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia become more prevalent, doctors are increasing their knowledge and expertise in the areas of understanding and diagnosing this disease. With this in mind, the person who is experiencing memory restraints, or the person advocating for him/her is given the task of making sure the correct information […] Read More >>

Eradicating the Stigma Associated With Dementia

  As we continue the goal of changing the perception of dementia and how it impacts the people we love, these are a few of the necessary steps to be taken: 1. Taking legal action is a must when a person is diagnosed with a mental illness, such as dementia.  Provisions of guardianship, powers of […] Read More >>

Erasing The Stigma of An Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

The diagnosis brings feelings of shame, frustration, denial and a lack of understanding as to what the next step should be.  Thus, there is an overwhelming need for the Alzheimer’s community to join forces with other groups who are already fighting for the rights of the disabled. As a community, we need to take action […] Read More >>