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Nancy Wurtzel
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1,350 people
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847 people
Easy Social Media, formation webmarketing's profile photo
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Blogging Bistro's profile photo
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Cindy L. Herb's profile photo
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I'm a creative writer, blogger and public relations professional
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writing, social media, special events, media relations, web site
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  • Dating Dementia
    Owner, 2010 - present
  • Wurtzel Communications
    Owner, 2008 - present
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Nancy Ogle
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Public relations professional, creative writer, blogger and social media enthusiast
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Boomer, PR professional, Blogger, Avid Reader, Empty Nester, Feminist, Caregiver and Traveler. Read my funny, somewhat twisted midlife blog, Dating Dementia http://www.datingdementia.com  about making big changes at midlife.  Also find my writing on The Huffington Post, Vibrant Nation, MariaShriver.com, The Alzheimer's Reading Room & BlogHer.
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I'm the single mom of a college-age daughter who goes to school in Boston.
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  • St. Cloud State University
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President Reagan & Alzheimer's, Part 2 - Dating Dementia
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Did Ronald Reagan have Alzheimer's disease when he was president?

Alzheimer’s Association Advocates for Research Monies and The HOPE Act |...
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Last week, I wrote a post about my experience attending the Alzheimer's Advocacy Forum in Washington, D.C. The forum takes place annually. T

Alzheimer Association Washington, D.C. Forum
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Last month I went to Washington, D.C. to attend the Alzheimer's Association Forum, an annual event that brings together advocates from all a

Nancy Wurtzel blogs about midlife, baby boomer, Alzheimer's caregiver, d...
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Single Baby Boomer Woman Making Big Changes at Midlife and caring for an Aging Parent with Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer’s Advocates Say to U.S. Congress, “Show Us the Money.” | Datin...
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About a dozen years ago my mother first showed signs of memory loss. I remember that awful sinking feeling you get when you can no longer ig

What Keeps Me Awake at Night
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In the dark, I toss and turn, practicing deep-breathing techniques and willing myself to think positive thoughts. Sometimes it works; someti

Connect | Dating Dementia
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Please connect with Nancy Wurtzel and Dating Dementia on the following social media platforms: Nancy Wurtzel LinkedIn Dating Dementia Facebo

Sandwich Generation? Lee Woodruff Says Panini Generation Might Be More A...
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For decades we were dubbed "The Sandwich Generation," adult children, mainly baby boomers, stuffed between their aging parents and their own

TED Ed: Alzheimer's Tutorial
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I'm a big fan all things TED-related. TED talks, videos and tutorials tap into my inner geek. I've got a thirst for knowledge, yet I also wa

Famed Fantasy Writer Terry Pratchett Dies From Early Onset Alzheimer's
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Sir Terry Pratchett died yesterday at his home in England. Author of more than 70 novels, Pratchett penned the hugely popular fantasy novel

How to Have Those Difficult Conversations When Someone Has Alzheimer's D...
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If I could change one aspect of my Alzheimer's caregiving journey, it would be how I handled difficult conversations. Both of my parents had

Alzheimer's Frustrates Physicians
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Alzheimer's and other progressive diseases of the brain are devastating. They are also profoundly frustrating for those living with the dise

What Makes Me Angry? Dementia.
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I first noticed signs of my mother's dementia symptoms during a trip home to Minnesota about four years ago. I remember feeling panicked. Yo

Japan Struggles With the Challenges of an Aging Population and Declining...
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In every corner of the world, countries and their citizens are struggling to care for their elders. But no where is it more apparent than in

Alzheimer's and Dementia | Dating Dementia
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There is a lot of confusion surrounding the meaning and use of the terms Alzheimer's and dementia. Additionally, Alzheimer's has become a dr

We're Living Longer. Is That Good?
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Americans are living longer. Life expectancy in the U.S. has risen to 78.8 years for those born in 2012 or after, according to a story in US

Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers Identify PART, Primary Age-Related Tauop...
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A scientific team announced late last year it has identified yet another type of neurological disease. It's called PART or primary age-relat

What I've Learned About Alzheimer's Disease
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The more I learn about Alzheimer's disease, and other diseases of the brain, the more angry I become. Some days, I feel ready to explode or

Aging Relatives and Memory Loss: The Holiday Eye-Opener for Adult Children
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During the month of January, the phone lines are always busier than usual at the Alzheimer's Association. The holidays are over and adult ch

What Julianne Moore Didn't Mention in her Golden Globes Acceptance Speech
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I was rooting for Julianne Moore to take home a Golden Globe on Sunday night and cheered when she did just that. Moore stars in Still Alice,