If you have Alzheimer’s or Dementia, there’s a Group waiting for You

Memory People, a group for those sharing the journey and struggle through Alzheimer’s or dementia.

When diagnosed with EOAD (Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease) a few years ago, Rick Phelps could have let it defeat him and begin to fade away. But instead, Rick decided to make videos and record the affects of this disease as he experiences them, and perhaps, raise awareness and education about Alzheimer’s and EOAD to others.

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Let’s be clear that Rick is not a doctor nor does he recommend this variety of “treatment” to others. He is a man with Early On-Set Alzheimer’s who hopes by documenting his journey and struggle he can bring awareness to others in the hopes of call for increased research to discover a cure for Alzheimer’s.

Contact Rick through his website, “Living with Alzheimer’s.”  This website is dedicated to the ongoing battle millions experience every day with Alzheimer’s. It will be a chronicle of Rick Phelps’ daily life through videos that he is creating to shine more light on the dark-fight with Alzheimer’s.

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Rick has also created a number of Private Facebook groups, with the main group being Memory People. He believes that Alzheimer’s is not only a patients’ disease but also a caregiver’s disease.

If you’re a caregiver or a family member of someone with Alzheimer’s, join Memory People on Facebook and discover support, camaraderie, and a social network of empathetic and caring people. You can type “Memory People” into the Facebook search bar. If you’d like to join Memory People™ send a Friend Request to Rick Phelps at Facebook.

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Christopher J. Berry is an elder law attorney Dedicated to helping seniors, veterans and their families navigate the long-term care maze. To learn more visit http://www.michiganelderlawattorney.com/ or call 248.481.4000

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