Sunday, November 9, 2008

Alzheimer's Reading Room: Blog to Cope With Alzheimer's

Seniors in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, with mild to moderate memory loss, are writing Weblogs to help them make sense of their daily lives. And the activity, they say, is slowing the onset of their symptoms.

'Many people, once they're diagnosed with AD, simply give up on life,' said Alice Young, a 75-year-old former psychotherapist who divides her time each year between Florida and Minnesota. 'And those are the people who go down more quickly.'

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