Welcome! In these videos, meet a group of individuals who either live with Alzheimer’s disease, or care for someone who does. They share personal stories and insights from their journeys following an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis.
Webisode One: Spotting the Signs of Dementia
Recognizing that a loved one has symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and speaking to them about it can be difficult, but Samantha thinks it's the best way forward.
Webisode Two: Seeing the Doctor
Samantha found she needed to take a leading role in the conversation with the family doctor to ensure her mom's memory problems are communicated.
Webisode Three: Life After Diagnosis
Samantha finds that open, honest communication is important in developing support systems and managing the difficulty of Alzheimer's disease.
Webisode Four: Getting Support
Samantha's life has been overrun with being her mom's caregiver, so she's asked for help.
Understanding Alzheimer's Disease: Otsuka and Avanir colleagues sit down with the O'Brien family
Greg offers a look inside his mind and his daily life with Alzheimer's disease, and his family shares the challenges that they face together.
Navigating My Husband's Alzheimer's Disease
Mary Catherine was comforted by her husband's Alzheimer's disease diagnosis, because it explained his changing behavior. Now, as the disease progresses, she supports him with patience, compassion, and management of their day-to-day responsibilities, looking only as far into the future as needed.
My Journey with Alzheimer's Disease
Greg is actively, consciously, and strategically fighting back against his Alzheimer's disease – he candidly shares his current struggles and the progression of his disease.