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A loving woman hugging her husband with Alzheimer's, both sitting on a blue couch.
May 26, 2017
In the beginning, increasing forgetfulness or mild confusion may be the noticeable first signs of Alzheimer’s disease. When experiencing the early stages of Alzheimer’s, some may notice that they are having abnormal difficulty arranging thoughts or remembering simple things. The Alzheimer’s Association has outlined the ... More ›
An open suitcase packed with clothes and a diabetes monitor laying on top.
May 15, 2017
Whether you're traveling for business or pleasure, the key to a stress-free trip while living with Diabetes is planning ahead and being prepared. Use these helpful tips to ensure a worry-free travel experience: 1. Before traveling , confirm your medications, insulin doses, physician(s) information, emergency contacts, and all other pertinent... More ›
Amanda Greene, a notable Lupus advocate
May 10, 2017
May is Lupus Awareness Month and online I am known as L.A. Lupus Lady, so I am honored that the MedicAlert Foundation has asked me to share a bit to celebrate World Lupus Day. As a woman who has lived with Lupus for over three decades, I am an advocate... More ›
Purple Lupus Awareness Ribbon that spells the word hope.
May 9, 2017
As like any "Awareness Month" , Lupus Awareness Month serves as a universal call-to-action to support the millions of families affected by Lupus. Because Lupus is not a widely understood condition, we've complied some facts and statistics from the Lupus Foundations of America :. Facts & Statistics: Lupus... More ›
A mom and daughter embracing, expressing their love for each other
May 3, 2017
For years, my asthma has hindered many outdoors activities I'd love to experience. At times when I would have allergy and asthma flare-ups, I would miss out on my kid’s soccer and softball events, and was always too scared to go hiking and fishing with my husband, in fear of... More ›
A senior man lovingly holding his wife's hand who is living with Parkinson's.
April 24, 2017
Parkinson’s Disease was discovered in 1817, over 200 years ago. As the disease evolved, so has treatments and hope for those living with it. While some indviduals believe that Parkinson's is an ''old person's disease", it is not. Advocate and Actor Michael J. Fox was diagnosed in 1991 at the... More ›
A group of people participating in an Alzheimer's support group.
April 7, 2017
For someone affected by Alzheimer’s, connecting with others facing the disease can be a powerful and positive experience. Mutual support systems often develop from sharing information, feelings and ideas with those who understand the day-to-day challenges. To facilitate this exchange, the Alzheimer’s Association® offers in-person support groups and an online... More ›
Orange Multiple Sclerosis awareness that says Hope
March 13, 2017
Do you know someone living with Multiple Sclerosis? If so, this month serves as an additional opportunity to take the time to show you care about them. It’s important to keep in mind that living with a disability can make people feel helpless, inadequate, and at times like they don’t... More ›
A happy group of Alzheimer's advocates participating in a Alzheimer's march.
March 6, 2017
Have you ever spoken up for something that mattered to you or someone else? If so, you have advocated for a cause. The Alzheimer’s Association assembles a nationwide network of advocates to speak up for the more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and their over 15 million... More ›
MedicAlert emblem on a vibrant red background, supporting heart health awareness.
January 30, 2017
If you or a loved one are living with a heart condition diagnosis, then you may require one or several medication dosages to be taken daily, where such medications can pose high risks such as severe drug interactions, blood clotting, and excessive bleeding. In addition, having so many variables in... More ›