Gary volunteers behind the scenes helping to promote Alzheimer’s and dementia programs through community calendars. We’re so thankful to Gary for helping us get the word out to others about available care, education and support events across Florida.
By Stefanie Thompson Wardlow, senior program manager, Florida research champion, Alzheimer’s Association Not all strokes are noticeable. My grandmother had multiple mini strokes. With no real symptoms, we never knew. Until one day she could not make her famous peanut butter candy. I thought at first she was just tired, but when the holidays cameContinue reading “What Peanut Butter Candy Taught Me About Alzheimer’s, Stroke, Dementia and Risk”
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.
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.
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”