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How Do I Connect With Others Affected by Alzheimer's Disease?

Last updated: April 2023

Navigating life with or caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease can be overwhelming. This can be an incredibly isolating disease, and it is hard to know where to turn when all the information is so new and unfamiliar. Each day brings on new potential challenges. You may be looking to connect with real people affected by Alzheimer's disease, but you do not know where to find them.

The good news is that you do not need to look any further to connect with others who are living with the challenges of Alzheimer's disease, have your worries heard, and get your questions answered!

It is easy to talk to others who understand what you are going through in our community when you register for a free membership.

How can I connect with others?

Most people start by reading our articles about life with Alzheimer's disease, lifestyle adjustments, symptoms experienced, and management.

Many articles on this website are written by someone who has experience living with or caring for someone living with Alzheimer's disease. Other writers on our Editorial Team bring the latest updates and information about Alzheimer's disease to the community.

At the end of our articles, there is a comments section where members can join the conversation. You can add a comment to share your personal experiences on the subject or ask a related question. We also have a range of emoji reactions if you would like to share how you feel about the article – surprised, sad, supportive, and more.

Join the conversation in the forums

Articles are just the beginning! You can also ask any questions you may have about Alzheimer's disease using our forums. Using the forums is a great way to get answers to any of your "Is this normal?" questions and hear directly from those who have been through it.

Forums are a way to dive deeper into a conversation around specific topics. For example, this forum thread is a place for those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease to share how they like to be reminded, while this thread focuses on how caregivers deal with stress and burnout.

Find and submit community stories

Have you ever wondered, "Am I the only one dealing with this?" or "Has anyone else had this symptom?" On AlzheimersDisease.net, you will find community members who have submitted their own stories and written from their own experiences and perspectives. They share their personal stories and journeys with Alzheimer's disease.

You can share your story with others too. Your story is a place where you can vent, share, and look for support or give information on what has helped you manage to inspire others.

Post a status update

Want to share how you are feeling today? Your status update is a quick way to update the community on how you are doing. Good, bad, or overwhelmed? We are here to listen and provide support.

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