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The Alzheimer Spouse Blog Named #20 in the Top 50 Alzheimer Related Blogs (December 06th, 2010)

The #1 site (Google) on the Internet for support and information for spouses of Alzheimer patients has been named by the Healthcare Administration Blog as #20 in the top 50 Alzheimer Related Blogs.

The Alzheimer Spouse - was launched in 2007 by Joan Gershman, an Alzheimer spouse herself, to address the unique issues faced by spouses of Alzheimer patients. The emotional issues involved in caring for a spouse with Alzheimer’s Disease are completely different than caring for a parent or grandparent. Recognizing this difference in struggling to adjust to the changes Alzheimer’s Disease brought to her 35 year marriage, Joan started the website to bring support and information to other spouses trying to cope with their conflicting emotions.
Since the inception of, it has become the #1 site (Google) on the Internet for support, information, education, and resources for spouses of Alzheimer patients. The heart of the website are the brutally honest, deeply personal blogs written by Joan detailing her struggle to adjust and accept her husband’s descent into the Alzheimer fog.  Members of the website write on the Message Boards of how Joan’s blogs give a voice to their own feelings and battles related to coping with the disease.
Now the Healthcare Administration Blog  has named The Alzheimer Spouse as #20 in the top 50 Alzheimer Related Blogs. Log onto and become acquainted with the blogs that have earned this honor, as well as all of its informative features:
Message Boards – filled with spouses who understand and support one another
Dementia Guides – complete informative guides explaining Alzheimer’s Disease
Help for the Newly Diagnosed
Educational Videos on Alzheimer’s Disease and real people living and coping with the disease
Breaking News – Updated daily – latest news and treatments
Financial Information
Social Security Disability – Eligibility and application assistance
Travel tips
General Caregiver Tips
Help for Male Caregivers – caregiving answers to questions men were afraid to ask
Joan’s Radio Interviews
Book Recommendations
Communication Strategies
Project Lifesaver – information on county GPS locator system
Memory Disorder Clinics in your area
Clinical Trials
Community Services in your area
Disaster Preparation
Medicare Information
Caregiver Cruises
Log onto and join the #1 network for Alzheimer’s Spousal Support.

Joan Gershman
The Alzheimer Spouse LLC