Live Well Academy
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, Mild Cognitive Impairment or a related disease is scary and may be devastating. But it’s important to know that it doesn’t mean your life is over.
In this video series, you will meet people determined to live their best lives with Alzheimer’s or a related diagnosis. These men and women will share their strategies for coping with the changes that come with their disease. They hope to inspire others to Live Well.
To Live Well with a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, MCI or another form of dementia, it is vital to stay connected with others who share your experiences. You can find that support at “Memory Café.” These gatherings of individuals who are interested in Living Well with Alzheimer’s and Mild Cognitive Impairment are being formed by Alzheimer’s Tennessee across the state. Click here to find a Memory Café in your community.
Sharing the Diagnosis
One of the first things facing someone with a new diagnosis, is deciding who to share the information with and how to tell them.
How a Diagnosis Changes Your Life
Brenda was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease before her 50th birthday. In this video, she shares how she and her family cope with the disease at such a young age.
Coming to Terms with a Diagnosis
A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, mild cognitive impairment or another dementia is often shocking and may come with life changes.