Mar 262008
 

The following op-ed was published in the Charleston Gazette, Charleston, WV, on March 26, 2008By Jane Marks On March 18, the Alzheimer’s Association released its latest collection of relevant data about all aspects of the disease and its impact, current and future, on this country. It is a devastating portrait of a looming public health epidemic, and includes this sobering fact: 10 million Baby Boomers will likely get Alzheimer’s disease. Because this developing health crisis […]

Mar 182008
 

Alzheimer’s Association releases new Facts & Figures report to the nation, calls on candidates for plans to address the growing burden of Alzheimer’s. View the report: http://www.alz.org/alzheimers_disease_facts_figures.asp CONTACT: Media line: 312.335.4078 Toni Williams: 202.638.8666 toni.williams@alz.org

Mar 072008
 

A lot of people I know are reading A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle and discovering a new consciousness. Oddly enough, a number of people I know with Alzheimer’s have already discovered this new consciousness but not through A New Earth. They discovered it through Alzheimer’s. Huh? Let me try to explain. Following a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, you are no longer an engineer, a teacher, an accountant. You are no longer a tennis player, a […]

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