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ALZHEIMER’S SPEAKS NAMED

PREMIER PARTNER OF SHARECARE

 

Sharecare, a leading provider of health and wellness information partners with Alzheimer’s Speaks to expand resources on Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

 

ATLANTA and MINNEAPOLIS, FEB. 11th, 2013Sharecare, a health and wellness social media platform that connects people with leading medical experts, today announced that Alzheimer’s Speaks has been named a Premier Partner. Alzheimer’s Speaks is the leading provider of information and social media communities for those coping with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.

As a Premier Partner, Alzheimer’s Speaks will make available its vast library of information about living with and caring for people with Alzheimer’s disease through its multiple distribution platforms, which include blogs, radio, webinars, videos, consulting, live events, long distance learning, training and websites.

In November 2012, Alzheimer’s Speaks was recognized as the #1 Online Influencer for Alzheimer’s Disease by Sharecare.

Through its multi-channel platform and Premier Partners, Sharecare gives people accurate, clear and concise health and wellness information.  People with questions about their health and who need the right answers all in one place, turn to Sharecare. The information is presented with multiple points of view, is simple to navigate, and easy to act upon.

“Our association with Alzheimer’s Speaks is a game changer,” said Donna Hill Howes, senior vice president of Sharecare. “Alzheimer’s Speaks has a large repository of content and has impressive distribution channels for information regarding Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. Our partnership will benefit the millions of people who come to Sharecare monthly including Alzheimer’s patients, family members and professionals who need accurate and up-to-date information about the disease.”

“This new partnership has the potential to help millions of people who need access to the latest information about Alzheimer’s disease,” said Lori La Bey, founder and chief executive officer of Alzheimer’s Speaks. “The collaboration between Sharecare and Alzheimer’s Speaks will enable both organizations to expand their reach not only in the dementia community but all people, as this disease is effecting everyone around the world if they know it or not.”

About Sharecare

Sharecare is a health and wellness social media platform that connects people with top-ranking experts, ranging from doctors and specialists to hospitals, healthcare companies and health-conscious consumers. The power behind the site’s unique Q&A format is its collective wisdom, providing health-seeking consumers with answers reflecting multiple expert perspectives – greatly simplifying the search for quality information. Created by Jeff Arnold and Dr. Mehmet Oz in partnership with Harpo Productions, Sony Pictures Television and Discovery Communications, Sharecare allows people to ask, learn and act upon questions of health and wellness, creating an active community where knowledge is shared and put into practice – simply said, sharing care. Launched in 2010, Sharecare is based in Atlanta, GA.

For more information please visit:  www.Sharecare.com

About Alzheimer’s Speaks

Alzheimer’s Speaks provides a variety of platforms and forums to educate and shift our dementia care culture for both professional and family caregivers along with the public at large. Alzheimer’s Speaks believes collaborative and alternative approaches push society forward in search for answers and that working together and sharing knowledge is the best way to win the battle against this disease. Alzheimer’s Speaks believes it is time to shift caregiving from crisis to comfort by removing the fear and providing economical services, tools, concepts and products to those in need. For more information please visit www.AlzheimersSpeaks.com or

http://www.sharecare.com/group/alzheimers-speaks

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