5 Steps To Becoming An Advocate For Those Who Have Alzheimer’s

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5 Steps To Becoming An Advocate

For Those Who Have Alzheimer’s:

Lori La Bey Shares Her Story

By Deborah Shouse

Lori La Bey was sick of all the negative information about Alzheimer’s Disease.

As a family caregiver for her mom, Lori didn’t appreciate the fear that surrounded the subject. 

hope sign “I wanted to talk about hope and joy and the positive aspects that empower caregivers and those who are diagnosed with the disease.”  Lori says. 

Lori had a lot to share on the subject. Her mother had been dealing with dementia symptoms since the mid 1980’s and in 1996, she received a formal diagnosis of  Alzheimer’s disease. Lori, then age 37,  understood the challenges and stresses of being a working parent and a family caregiver. She understood the issues that her mom grappled with as she lived with Alzheimer’s. She also knew the feelings of joy, hope, and connection that she and…

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About stommieblu

A 40 something daughter whose Mother died of Alzheimer's Disease. I plan on using this as a place to vent my frustrations and sadness. And I probably will post other stuff.
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