Alzheimer’s Disease

Article – It’s Not Easy. Amy Shives was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Here she shares her story, and helps us better understand how stigma hurts her and others with this disease. Read Amy’s story here. 

Article – Make a Plan. Dr. Neelum Aggarwal, co-leader of the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center Clinical Core and Chief Diversity Officer of the American Medical Women’s Association writes about how creating a plan at the onset of an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis is a necessary first step to combat its related stigma.

Fast Facts: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. Better understand the who, what and why of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia as a first step to stopping the stigma. Coming soon!

Pinterest: Check out our Pinterest page for interesting and informative stories, photographs and videos to enhance one’s understanding about the stigma related to Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Research: Find peer reviewed journal articles about the stigma associated with Alzheimer’s Disease in our searchable database.

Spotlight Calendar

Each month B Stigma-Free will spotlight a different area for attention. Blog articles, fact sheets and social media emphasis will call attention to the issue of stigma and the identified topic. Do you have suggestions for us to include? Tell us your ideas here.


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