Thousands of people provide exceptional care to people who have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. Others are strong advocates for improving their quality of life. Even so, some people stand out from the crowd. Here are the people we believe should be honored in an International Alzheimer’s / Dementia Hall of Fame. … Continue Reading →
Archives for July 2014
Let’s get rid of the words “Mental Illness” and “Mentally Ill.”
They’re “toxic words,” loaded with very negative emotions. They bring to mind images of people with weird and bizarre behaviors, who are very dangerous, and who should be locked up to protect the rest of us “normal” people.
Unfortunately, they unfairly stigmatize millions and millions of our fellow citizens who … Continue Reading →