Celebrate the Season By Being True to Yourself- Lonni Schicker, Alzheimer's
Association 2016 National Early-Stage Advisor
"I was a college professor and nurse with my
doctorate in education when I started having memory problems that
were concerning me. Students had complained of inconsistent
homework assignments, and my son Dan noticed that I was repeating
myself in our phone conversations. Then one day while giving a
speech in Washington D.C. about medical ethics, I totally blanked
about where I was and why I was there - in the middle of my
speech. That was a major turning point." Read more.
Finding Joy During My First Christmas With
Alzheimer's- Jeff Borghoff is a member of
the Alzheimer's Association 2016 National Early-Stage
Advisory Group (ESAG).
"The holidays have long been known as the
season of joy, but how do you truly define joy? As someone
living with Alzheimer's disease and approaching my first
Christmas since receiving the diagnosis, I'm beginning to define
joy differently than I have in previous years." Read more.