Author Archives: Ray Burow

Alzheimer’s Disease: A Defense in Scary Times

People who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease live a somewhat sheltered life. Under normal circumstances, this isn’t a good thing. Separation created by Alzheimer’s disease is loathsome — that is, until the world around us seems to implode. One of the few positives of…

Helpful Steps Following a Dementia Diagnosis

Receiving a dementia diagnosis is devastating, both to the person diagnosed and to those around them. Any negative health diagnosis can leave a person wondering what to do next. Surgery or chemotherapy is often the next step for a person diagnosed with cancer. Taking action toward a healthier lifestyle is…

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Often Fear Contracting the Disease

A wise man once said, “No one by worrying can add one inch to their height.” Constantly worrying about acquiring an admittedly horrible disease may be useless, but it also is common practice for caregivers. Our intimate involvement in the daily processes of a disease, and seeing how it affects…

Anticipating Summer Solstice in Support of Alzheimer’s Funding

It helps to have something on the back burner, something to anticipate in the days, weeks, and months ahead. We need something on which to place our concentration, other than COVID-19. Summer solstice is that thing. Not the day so much, but the annual event surrounding it. Alzheimer’s Association Continues…

More Telemedicine Is a Good Thing

Turning our attention away from the all-intrusive pandemic (at least from the primary topics surrounding COVID-19), it’s good to take a minute from the turmoil of the virus to engage with something positive. The continual waves of uncertainty that drive COVID-19 may leave something positive in the disease’s painful…

Carrying On, with Empathy

“Gratitude turns what we have into enough.” — Anonymous If you’re like a lot of people, the COVID-19 pandemic is the first thing that comes to mind when you awaken, and possibly the last penetrating thought before bedtime. Though we tire of its bad news, we can’t turn away. Like…

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