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Alzheimer's is the number one form of dementia in America. Remember The Person. Talk About It! Learn about it. FEAR SOLVES NOTHING! ACTION DOES MAKE A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE. ACTION HELPS!
Alzheimer’s Disease is the #1 form of Dementia in America
Dementia is no respecter of color, class, education or economic status
Fear and denial are not the answers; let’s use knowledge and progressive action to empower ourselves. Thanks to Barbara Smith for putting her face on this issue. OneWorld has many excellent short videos included in our blog.
We invite you to read OneWorld’s comprehensive blog linked here: http://oneworldpi.org/blog/archives/1984
There is no stigma to be attached to Dementia or any form of mental illness; the only stigma that is there is that which we have assigned. We need to be practical, supportive and understanding and we NEED to learn how to be proactive in dealing with dementia. More than 5.5 million Americans are dealing with dementia. Are you one? How do you find out?
Model and Restaurateur https://celebrity.yahoo.com/news/b-smith-alzheimers-disease-age-64-... (She was diagnosed 4 years ago)
On Thursday evening, June 5, a new message was posted to her Twitter account reading, "The B. Smith recipe for getting through tough times--equal measures of faith, hope, courage and love. Season with style and elegance."
Learn a great deal more about how we try to keep the broader community informed on a number of health literacy issues: http://www.youtube.com/user/oneworldpi