Mary S. Yamin-Garone is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness and senior care.yamingaronepic

Her writing is featured on this site, LiveStrong.com, Work.com, e-How.com and WikiHow.com. After her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease (AD) Ms. Yamin-Garone became an advocate for Alzheimer's research. She has been recognized by the Alzheimer's Association NENY for her fund-raising efforts having raised nearly $15,000 for this cause. She also provides in-home companionship to senior citizens many of whom suffer from AD.