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Top 7 Celebrity Advocates for Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease is a terrible neurodegenerative condition that unfortunately comes with many negative stereotypes. The stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s is a significant challenge to those dealing with the disease, that may even prevent patients from seeking the help they need. Several celebrities are speaking out and sharing their personal and family struggles with the disease which is helping to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s research. Learn more about these top celebrity advocates for Alzheimer's. Negative Stereotypes Accompanying an Alzheimer’s Diagnosis According to the Alzheimer’s Association, those who have Alzheimer’s may experience the withdrawal of friends who may not believe the diagnosis and changed relationships with family who may avoid interaction. Those who do not understand the disease...
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After Dementia: Financial and Legal Planning

Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and legal rights have been in the news lately, as 80-year-old Donald Sterling, former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, and 70-year-old Pat Bowlen, former owner of the Denver Broncos, have relinquished control of their respective teams while battling Alzheimer's. Establishing solid financial and legal plans with your loved ones is essential after an Alzheimer's diagnosis. Learn more about how to plan during this time. Resigning With Alzheimer's Sterling and Bowlen's end-of-career-trajectories couldn't be more different, though they have one thing in common: Alzheimer's. Sterling, banned from the NBA and subsequently removed from the Clipper’s board of trustees, became engaged in a highly contentious court battle, during his recent attempts to stop his estranged wife and former co-owner, Shelly Sterling, from selling...
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