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Joanne has published more than 2,500 articles and was award recipient of the 1990 Woman of the Year for Beaver County, Pennsylvania, for her accomplishments and excellence in journalism and to the community. Her co-authored book, “Unforgettable Journey,” won fifth place in the Grand Beginnings romance contest. An excerpt from her WIP, “Unearthed,” placed her fifth in the Absolute Write Idol contest. Most recently, her essay, “Perseverance,” is published in the Stories of Strength anthology in which 100% of the profits are donated to disaster relief charities. Her most recent articles were published in ByLine Magazine, Writer's Digest, AbsoluteWrite.com, and Moondance.org. She has a monthly freelance writing column at Absolutewrite.com. Currently, she is the sole caregiver for her 85-year-old mother.

Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Alzheimer’s article BC Magazine Editors’ Pick

My article “Alzheimer’s: Tips on Understanding the Disease and its Limitations” has made the news again.

Each week the BlogCritic editors choose top story picks for each section of news. My article made BC Magazine Editors’ Picks: Febrary 5 through February 11 in the Culture section of the magazine.

Here's what Editor Diana Hartman had to say.

From Culture Editor Diana Hartman:

The title says it all. In Alzheimer's: Tips on Understanding the Disease and its Limitations Joanne D. Kiggins compassionately reveals the often ignored side of Alzheimer's (the caretakers) to those who may have overlooked the intensity and demands of caring for others.

Thank you Diana for picking my article as a feature for the week.

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Blogger Frank Baron said...

Congrats Jo! You've convinced me. I'm giving you a raise!

Yes, I'm emailing you a super pair of 2" lifts that can fit into any type of shoe!

You're very welcome. ;)

2/28/2007 1:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great job!! Missed you in chat BTW!

3/05/2007 7:53 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Joan, I want to invite you to join us at http://www.mycarelink.net/forum/

I told the Administrator about your great blog and he would like to add your link there, but you need to join to do so.

I know you would be a wonderful asset to the community.

3/17/2007 9:22 AM  
Blogger September said...

Congratulations, Joanne.
:) And, I like the title.

4/21/2007 12:13 AM  
Blogger Kappa no He said...

Congratulations! And good work!

6/30/2007 5:16 PM  
Blogger Joanne D. Kiggins said...

Thanks, Frank. Sorry it took me forever to answer this.

Sheryl, Thanks for visiting. I'll check out the mycare forum and sign up as soon as I can. Thanks for the invite.

Hi Esther, Thanks for reading. I'll be around to see you soon. ;)

Thanks for reading Kappa No He.

7/22/2007 6:10 PM