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.
In November of 2020, Michele Hall was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Now, she’s sharing her story.
Alzheimer’s disease has always played a huge part in Ryan Welch’s life. Now, through sharing his story and participating in The Longest Day, Ryan fights to end Alzheimer’s in honor of his grandfather.
To us, she was “Corn Pie” or “Ma Flook” – one of the best in our eyes. She was a fierce and loving daughter, sister, friend, wife, mother and grandmother. This is her dementia story.
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.
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.
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.
From caring for her parents and other family members for three decades to becoming a resource to support and guide caregivers through their journey, Julie wants to ensure caregivers know they are not alone.
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”
Their story started on a simple trip to a Sprint store. Little did they know that small encounter would turn into a beautiful and inspiring relationship.