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Volunteer Spotlight Photo Essay: Melinda Franklin

by Rachel Turner

Melinda Franklin volunteers at the Alzheimer’s Association Western & Central Washington Chapter and the Greenwood Senior Center in Early Stage Memory Loss programs. 504 more words

Alzheimer's

What are the REAL Side Effects of Geodon??

As y’all know, I am a former Bipolar Disorder patient who has been on several medicines in an attempt to control my symptoms. One of the WORST medications I was ever prescribed is Geodon (I stated taking the 20mg and maxed out on 40mg). 516 more words

Health

Communitarian Spotlight: The Memory Maker Project

The first thing that comes across when you meet Kim Evanoski and Christina Muscatello is their chemistry. Kim and Christina are the co-founders of The Memory Maker Project… 806 more words

He asked me if I knew how old he was........

This is just a short, sad story, about a long, sad situation.  It moved me to the point that I felt the need to share it.   289 more words

Ramblings..........and Reality Checking

The Hospital

This winter, I overdosed on medication and ended up in a hospital. It was the type of hospital for people who do things like take too many pills. 854 more words

Growth

5 Tips for Reducing Sundowning in Alzheimer's

Many patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s tire towards the evening and become more confused and agitated. Fatigue and dwindling light increase the sundowning effect in patients. 111 more words

Dementia Care