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Disability Experiences

Disability Specific: Alzheimer's Disease

Disability Experiences provides a place for you to express information about yourself, your experiences, stories, poetry, art, music, dance, advice or other creative writing. This collection of writings and websites have been submitted by our community or link to websites that share the personal disability experiences of people with disabilities. This section offers individuals a chance to experience other's ideas and thoughts. Also, if you wish to submit your own writing or website, please click on our Personal Experiences Form or Share Your Knowledge.

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Alzheimer's from a Caregiver's Perspective: 10 Tips for Caregivers
[Published by New Horizons Un-Limited, March 31, 2009]

Alzheimer's from a caregivers perspective submitted to NHU from Marvin, a caregiver whose wife has been experiencing Alzheimer's Disease for several years.

Personal Experiences Resource Links

The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's: The Experience: First Person Stories from PBS. This article tells of particular famous people and their experience, thoughts and comments with early stage Alzheimer's. One story for each experience, it desribes although the prospect of experiencing Alzheimer's is frightening, it does introduce some surprising experiences. Newness, Frustration, Periods of Contentment, Isolation and a Sense of Loss.

Dealing with Alzheimer's - my personal Experiences This article is a diary of experiences of a grandmother and the granddaughter's telling. The early stage of alzheimer's disease is just like other forms of dementia and very similar to normal forgetfulness which accompanies growing older. This story takes you through all the stages and there are many commentarys at the end of other's experiences.


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