AgeRight.org, an evolution of the former AlzCareBlog, connects seniors, family members and caregivers with useful information on health, wellness and caregiving, as well as legal and financial issues related to aging. This site also serves as a resource on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia offering access to leading academic, clinical and dementia care experts.
Uniquely geared to anyone over 50, our catalog of articles has a variety of contributions from experts in the fields of fitness, nutrition, caregiving, geriatrics, elder law, assisted living, and memory loss.
Regular contributors include:
- Margaret Hoag, an attorney with Eckel, Morgan & O’Connor, LLC in Acton, Massachusetts concentrating her practice in the area of elder law, including long-term care planning, guardianship and conservatorship, MassHealth (Medicaid) application, estate planning, and probate administration
- Kim Smith, the chef behind the well-known Brain Healthy Cooking Program, contributes tasty brain-boosting recipes and writes about the benefits of a brain healthy diet
- Dr. Robert Stern, Director of the Clinical Core at the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center, keeps readers up to date on research related to Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
- Bob Larkin, who leads a Massachusetts company specializing in innovative residential Alzheimer’s treatment programs lends his 25 years of personal and professional experience to the blog
- Oldways, an international nonprofit with a mission to guide people to good health using practical and positive programs grounded in science and tradition, and their team of professionals and dietitians
- Nancy Crowley, a registered nurse who has dedicated her career to education seniors and their families
- Colette Wood, author of “Do This Remembering Me: Spiritual Care of those with Alzheimer’s and Dementia,” Rev. Colette is rector at All Saints Episcopal Church in Whitman, MA.
This blog has been recognized as one of the TOP 50 blogs about Alzheimer’s disease in the US and ranks #5 on Sharerank’s List of the Best Alzheimer’s Blogs. Our blog was also recognized by the Web Health Awards Winter/Spring 2013.