by Norman McNamara (Norms) –Norman Mac has been an inspiration to all advocates for a greater awareness of Alzheimer’s and Dementia. His optimistic attitude, delightful posts on Facebook wonderful thoughts and poetry in print bring us joy everyday. At the age of 50yrs old Norm was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. He is now 53 yrs old and spends much of his time sharing his story with others. As an advocate he’s helped many others with his posts and poetry and fine writing. Norman McNamara can be found on Facebook, at many “memory cafe’s” in the UK, and as an Author of two books about his trials and tribulations as he fights the battle of his life.
by Norman McNamara “I write about my diagnosis in poetry form and my days thereafter, the high`s, the lows and the terrible times I have ajusting to my diagnosis. I also write about how I stood on the precipice of life itself and fought my way back! Where there is hope there is life! I do believe a cure will come soon!