Learning that you have Alzheimer’s disease may lead to anxiety, worry, and fear. After all, it is hard to know what to do next. It can be scary and overwhelming to consider your future with this diagnosis, but as several community members suggested, all you have to do is take it 1 day at a time. To learn more about how our community members learned to adjust to life with this diagnosis, we reached out to followers of our Facebook page and asked: “What advice would you give someone just diagnosed with Alzheimer’s?”
More than 70 community members responded, and here is what was shared.