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People with Alzheimer’s React to “Drop in on Friends with Alzheimer’s”

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Last week, Alan Beamer’s impassioned Alzheimer’s video to friends went viral. It quickly got the attention of a half-million views. Today, a group of people with dementia offer their heartfelt response to Alan. See this video challenging the problem of friends dropping away after a diagnosis of dementia. It confronts the stigma of dementia head on.


Watch the video below to see people with dementia expressing their feelings, gratitude and thoughts on Alan Beamer’s hugely popular Alzheimer’s “shout-out” for companionship. To see the original video, click here for, “Drop in on Friends with Alzheimer’s”.

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January 19, 2016 5:54 pm

One of the things you can do for an alzheimer patient is to practice over learned skills. It helps with agitation. Ultimately, helps caregiver.
If Savy caregiver classes are nearby…caregivers take these classes. VERY
helpful!!!

B. Berger

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This site was inspired by my Mom’s autoimmune dementia.

It is a place where we separate out the wheat from the chaffe, the important articles & videos from each week’s river of news. With a new post on Alzheimer’s or dementia appearing on the internet every 7 minutes, the site’s focus on the best information has been a help to many over the past 15 years. Thanks to our many subscribers for your supportive feedback.

The site is dedicated to all those preserving the dignity of the community of people living with dementia.

Peter Berger, Editor

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