The Evolution of Dating Dementia

by Nancy Wurtzel

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Nancy Wurtzel launched Dating Dementia in 2010 as a personal blog, covering a wide-range of topics.  Over the years, the Dating Dementia focus has morphed into a blog and destination for information about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia’s as well as personal reflections on caregiving.

Over the years, Nancy’s writing has been singled out for some recognitions.  Most notably, WordPress plucked Dating Dementia from obscurity for it’s “Freshly Pressed” daily pick just a few months after the blog was launched.  The following year, Nancy was nominated by CBS Television as one of Los Angeles’ Most Valuable Bloggers 2011.

In 2012, Nancy became a Huffington Post blogger.  She also writes for Maria Shriver, The Alzheimer’s Reading Room, Third Age and the Minneapolis Star Tribune.  A member of the prestigious BlogHer Publishing family, Nancy has had numerous featured posts on BlogHer in the Family, Career, Politics, Health and Life sections.

Many of Nancy’s personal essays and features were featured in The Women’s Press, The Walla Walla News-Bulletin and Minnesota Good Age.

Nancy has been interviewed on a variety of topics by media outlets including USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Parents Magazine, Reuters, More, Woman’s World and Spry magazine.




Nancy Wurtzel blogs at Dating Dementia about midlife, empty nest, baby boomer, single, dating, memory loss, death with dignity, end of life choices and caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer’s disease dementia.
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