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Alzheimer's Universe is Awarded one of Top 5 Alzheimer's Blogs by Medical News Today

The contributors of Alzheimer’s Universe are pleased to announce that the online publication “Medical News Today” deemed one of 5 top blogs on Alzheimer’s disease (AD). 

About Medical New Today (MNT)

MNT is a popular healthcare publishing company that specializes in leading the market in precise and accurate medical news information.  Founded in 2003, MNT is owned and operated by a company in the UK called Healthline Media.  They have satellite offices located in Taiwan, the United States and the United Kingdom.  The website reportedly receives as many as 12 million monthly visits and is ranked in the top 120 sites in the UK, and in the top 360 sites in the U.S.

Top 5 AD Blogs

In the recently published article about online AD information, MNT reports that the company did a rigorous search for the top blogs known for helping those with AD and their caregivers and family members. The top 5 AD blogs were selected by MNT to help people with AD to access accurate online information in the sea of bombardment of data on the internet.  Alzheimer’s Universe was deemed by MNT to be one such reliable source of AD information. 

“Alzheimer’s blogs can help to prepare people with Alzheimer’s and their families for the road ahead,” MNT reports. “Blogs written by associations, people with Alzheimer’s, and caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s may help to support those living with Alzheimer’s and their families,” the MNT article points out.

What the Experts say about Alzheimer’s Universe

Alzheimer’s Universe is said to be notable due to some of its unique services (in addition to the blog) aimed at educating AD caregivers and people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s including:

  • A page with engaging activities
  • Sample cognitive assessment tools
  • Links to AD resources
  • Surveys
  • Quick “Alzheimer’s prevention pearls”
  • Free interactive lessons about Alzheimer’s treatment, diet and prevention
  • Educational information for AD caregivers and those with mild memory loss due to AD

“We have a team of medical experts from Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian, and other academic institutions around the globe, who help to review the content and choose topics of highest interest. We have found that the blog is a gateway to joining and that members have uniformly been satisfied with the free content on the site. Also, we have presented our research findings on the course outcomes at scientific conferences nationally and internationally”, Richard Isaacson, director of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Clinic at Weill Cornell Medicine and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, told MNT.

4 Other Blogs that Made the Top 5 List online informational blog on the latest research, treatment and
prevention of AD dementia.
Cognitive Vitality-an online resource designed to help consumers evaluate the efficacy and scientific backing of products marketed as being brain healthy.
The Caregiver’s Voice-a blog launched in 1988 aimed at supporting caregivers of those with dementia and cognitive impairment. 
Dealing with Dementia-a blog created by Kay Bransford after her experience as a caregiver for parents with dementia.

You can read the MNT article titled “Five of the Best Alzheimer’s Blogs,” here.

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