Allan S. Vann

Allan S. Vann is a retired public school principal and his late wife, Clare, had Alzheimer’s disease and spent two and a half years in the lock-down dementia wing of an assisted-living facility (ALF) and two months in a nursing home (NH). He now writes frequently for publication to increase awareness of Alzheimer’s and has published more than 40 articles. Visit Allan at

Caregivers for loved ones with Alzheimer's disease (AD) often experience significant stress caused by their daily caregiving responsibilities. Read more


My wife, Clare, has Alzheimer’s disease and is midway through her second year in an Assisted Living Facility (ALF) that has mostly assisted living residents, but also has a separate lock-down unit for people like Clare. Read more