My experiences over the past few years have proven to me the most valuable effort with regard to dementia is sharing our journey and allowing others to share theirs. We have no cure. We can help each other when we share and do all we can to secure funding for more research to find the cause and a cure for these dreaded diseases that rob us of our loved ones while they are still alive.
Michael Ellenbogen will be presenting to NAPA Committee (National Alzheimer’s Project Act) asking them to get behind and support the Purple Angel symbol which is the new global symbol for dementia. No longer is it acceptable for countries, organizations or individuals to be divided on this issue. The disease touches far too many people, both those diagnosed as well as their family, friends, co-workers and communities.
Please send emails to support the Purple Angel Project to
after 2 PM eastern time on the 29th of April.
It is in the worlds best interest to join forces and use one symbol to describe and help raise awareness for the various types of dementia: Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body Dementia, Frontotemporal Dementia, Vascular Dementia and all the others.
Lori La Bey, founder of Alzheimer’s Speaks is asking our readers to send emails…
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