Interview with Nancy Nicholson, LBSW

Today, we are talking to Nancy Nicholson, LBSW, about Help! What Do I Do Now? Caring for Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s. I’ve talked about the book before. First, let me say that I make no pretense of objectivity about this author and this book. Nancy is my baby sister, and I believe she’s just … Read more

The Future of Alzheimer’s: Hope in the Long-Term

This week, I participated in an Alzheimer’s roundtable conference call sponsored by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA). The call was moderated by Ed Belkin, Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, PhRMA, and speakers included David Wheadon, M.D., Senior Vice President for Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, PhRMA; David Michelson, M.D., Vice President, Clinical … Read more

World Alzheimer’s Day 2010

Today is World Alzheimer’s Day, which the Alzheimer’s Association states is: … a day when the Alzheimer’s Association joins with organizations and people around the globe to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s and its impact on our families, communities and nations. Today, 35 million people worldwide are affected by Alzheimer’s and related dementias, and this number … Read more

Thanks to July 2010 Commenters

Thank you to the 204 commenters who left 306 comments in July. Your comments extended the conversation and added value and interest, and I enjoyed replying to every one of them.Every month when I post thanks to commenters, I get questions about how I compile this list. I have explained my system in detail in … Read more

Memories of My Father

Today on Father’s Day, I’m remembering my father. He’s been in Heaven for 15 years now, but I still miss him. He was born on a farm near the small town of Dilley, Texas, and lived there his entire life except for the time he served in the Army and the time he spent in a … Read more

Memories of My Mother

Today on Mother’s Day, I’m remembering my mother. She departed this earth for Heaven nearly seven years ago, but I still miss her.  She was born in California, where her parents were migrant workers. Her family lived in migrant camps with people who were all poor and mostly minority. She was comfortable with diversity long before it became … Read more


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