Lessons from Caregiving: A Daughter’s Story

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be a difficult and painful task, especially when that loved one lives far away. This is a fact that Donna Luzzi knows only too well as a former long-distance caregiver to her mother, Ednamae. Recently, Donna shared her personal caregiving journey with the Alzheimer’s Association, as well as some of the lessons she learned along the way.

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I wonder what it’s like to have a lifetime of stories. And then what it’s like to not remember many of them on some days, any of them on others and, on a rare few, to remember each and every one in more vivid detail than the day they happened.

COVID-19: Planning Your Best Defense

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution becomes increasingly available across the state of Florida, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs is issuing guidance for vaccinating people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.

Former Caregiver Fundraises to #ENDALZ in Mother’s Memory

Gloria Romero Roses, a resident of Miami-Dade County, is on a mission to raise funds to support research for a cure for Alzheimer’s, as well as assistance to those living with the disease and other forms of dementia.

Collegiate BRAIN BUSTERS Tournament

Course Syllabus Tournament Description:  Join the Alzheimer’s Association’s first inaugural Collegiate Brain Buster Tournament this April 2021. Compete to show your school spirit by winning the cumulative Kahoot! Tournament featuring 3 topics:  1) Alzheimer’s and Dementia  2) Brain Health and Risk Reduction  3) Warning Signs and Getting a Diagnosis  Here’s how it works – WatchContinue reading “Collegiate BRAIN BUSTERS Tournament”