Posts Tagged ‘Alzheimer’s’

Helping Families Dealing with Alzheimer’s

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Health

This past winter, I worked on an amazing project over the course of a few months: I created some advertorials for Good Housekeeping magazine, providing information for how families who are dealing with Alzheimer’s. I did four pieces over the course of a few months, and this is one of them:

It was incredible to speak with experts in the field, like Dr. Amy D’Aprix (above).

I also got to speak with actress and former Coach star Shelley Fabares about the painful challenges of handling loved ones who have Alzheimer’s, and how to best handle it. Here’s that wonderful piece:

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If you suspect a family member, parent or friend may be showing signs of the illness, look into the Alzheimer’s Association and find out more.

—Amy