Your Story: Wil Wheaton Wil Wheaton is actor, writer and producer. You may not know him, but chances are, you know someone like him. Read the whole story on Upworthy.
Today I would like to introduce to you the Mental Health Innovation Network. This isn't really a project, but we will treat it as such for the sake of spreading the good news. What is the Mental Health Innovation Network? Well, it is a community of researchers, practitioners, policy-makers, service user advocates, and donors from around … Continue reading Project: Mental Health Innovation Network
How Exercise Helps Curb Alzheimer's Symptoms Reblogged from Time.com Most studies so far have focused on the importance of physical activity before you develop Alzheimer’s. But can it treat the disease once you are diagnosed? Two studies hint that may be the case At the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in July 2015, scientists report … Continue reading The Science: How Exercise Helps Curb Alzheimer’s Symptoms
See My Mom: Why I Walk - by Denise Novosel Reblogged from: alzwa.wordpress.com My family has a history of Alzheimer’s. Both my grandmother and her brother were afflicted by this disease. My mom always worried she too would fall victim to Alzheimer’s. And I worried for her. So in 2007, when she abruptly retired from her … Continue reading Your Story: Why I Walk
Alzheimer's Dementia Namibia wants to publish the below letter for a number of reasons. No 1 - We need to get the message out there. No 2 - The struggle is so similar that it hurts. And that is enough reason for us to help Rosetti Care in Nigeria. Please take time to read the … Continue reading Attempts at creating a National dementia strategy for Nigeria
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I lay awake at night trying to figure things out. And sometimes I have to block my own thoughts just so that I can forget about Oom Hansie and his bag of potatoes, that he has been visited once and then never again. That he was rejected by his family because he is just a road worker and dropped his medical aid in his hour of need and was therefore seen as neglecting his wife. But he still is a human…